WATCH | DA councillors walk out of meeting on festive funds

Disgruntled Buffalo City Metro DA councillors walked out of a special council meeting on Wednesday amid a discussion over BCM’s 2018 festive season sponsorship programme.
The party’s caucus leader Terence Fritz said in council that the councillors wanted to excuse themselves from the meeting as they believed approving the funds was a procurement process.
However, ANC councillor continued to support the approval of the sponsorship towards events including Buyel’Ekhaya music festival, Berlin November, 3rd Eastern Cape Music Awards and Cruel Summer.
Following the opposition party’s march out, council speaker said the approval of a total of R7.7-million towards the events would stand regardless of the walkout as there was a mover to approve the sponsorship who was supported by other councillors too.
DA councillors walked out as BCM mayor Xola Pakati was speaking on the matter...

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