Axed councillors to ‘divorce’ ANC

Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

The party has its hands full in embattled Maluti-a-Phofung municipality trying to resolve leadership conflicts as well as wasteful expenditure.

The 15 councillors in Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality in the Free State, who were fired by the ANC’s disciplinary committee for misconduct last year, say they are fed up and are breaking away from the party.

“We are expecting hundreds of comrades to be present at a meeting on Monday, where we will be divorcing the ANC,” spokesperson for the councillors Pharatlane Motloung told City Press.

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