EFF says Tshwane mayor will be ousted as Athol Trollip was
Solly Msimanga is surprised by the no-confidence motion, saying he has a good relationship with the EFF
EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday vowed that Tshwane Metro executive mayor Solly Msimanga will face the same fate as ousted Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Athol Trollip when the vote of no confidence against him is tabled this week. However‚ Malema reassured Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba that the EFF will never vote for his removal because "he works better with everyone". Malema said Msimanga is being used "by the white DA caucus in Tshwane"‚ and that the EFF is willing to vote with the DA in the municipality as long as it presents a "credible candidate". Said Malema: "What happened to Trollip is going to happen to Solly Msimanga. If the DA wants to remove Mashaba, we are not going to get involved because Mashaba works well with everyone." Malema said the EFF is happy with Mashaba, who has listened to EFF proposals such as the insourcing of workers. Moreover‚ said Malema‚ Mashaba is going to open 24-hour clinics across the city‚ "a manifesto of the EFF".
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