National 19.8.2016 04:42 pm

It’s official – DA’s Solly Msimanga elected Tshwane Mayor

 Solly Msimanga

Solly Msimanga

The Democratic Alliance’s Solly Tshepiso Msimanga was elected by the newly constituted Tshwane council as Executive Mayor on Friday.

Newly-elected Speaker of the Tshwane council, DA councillor Rachel Mathebe presided over the session.

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Msimanga was the only nominee and there were loud cheers from the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) benches when Msimanga was declared mayor.

Moments later, the DA’s Christo van der Heever was elected the new chief whip of the Tshwane council.

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