Athol Trollip out, Mongameli Bobani in

Athol Trollip has been removed in absentia  as the Mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality, this comes after the EFF Councillor Vena tabled the motion of no confidence against Athol Trollip. Vena said Trollip is not fit to lead the people of Nelson Mandela Bay, Vena further said, the exed mayor showed to the council that he doesn’t believe that women can lead.

Immediately after Trollip was removed, the newly elected speaker cnllr Buyelwa Mafaya said the house should nominate a new Exc Mayor, the Councillors voted for Cnllr Mongameli Bobani as the new Nelson Mandela Bay Executive Mayor.