ANC, EFF coalition in NMB is a recipe for disaster, says Bhanga

Johannesburg – The Democratic Alliance (DA)’s outgoing Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Nqaba Bhanga said an African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) coalition only spelled disaster fort he metro.

Bhanga said that collaboration would create further instability in the Eastern Cape’s economic hub and reverse the gains made the previous administration.

The ANC and Eff are currently in discussion on how to govern the hung council.

The ANC is also engaging smaller parties like the Northern Alliance and the Defenders of the People to get enough seats to form a coalition.

Bhanga, however, believes the pact between the ANC and the EFF will destroy the metro: “The coalition with the ANC formed in that fashion, we’ve seen it here. They will collapse everything. There’s instability, there’s infighting, there’s tender rigging and all those things. To them it’s going to be a disaster.”

 

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