GQEBERHA – The Nelson Mandela Bay Metro has a new mayor.
The DA’s Retief Ondendaal beat out the ANC’s Wandisile Jikeka by 60 to 59 votes.
A vote took place in the early hours of Thursday morning after a long council sitting full of drama.
Mayor Eugene Johnson was removed through a no-confidence motion by a multi-party coalition.
62 councillors voted in favour of Johnson’s removal and 58 voted against the ACDP-led motion.
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