Members of the Patriotic Alliance (PA) and UDM requested a special committee meeting to be held to remove Trollip from power. UDM president Bantu Holomisa and PA leader Gayton McKenzie confirmed that Patriotic Alliance (PA) Councillor Marlon Daniels would assume Trollip’s position as mayor and Former deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, of the UDM, would take the place of deputy mayor.
However, their request for a meeting was denied by Speaker Lawack. Lawack pointed out that such a meeting would violate the council’s Rules of Order.
By: Mikayla Tetreault, Staff Writer