Cracks are showing in Nelson Mandela Bay DA-UDM courtship

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Cracks are showing in Nelson Mandela Bay DA-UDM courtship

Axed Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Mongameli Bobani. Picture: Screenshot.

It appears that the DA’s main player, Athol Trollip, isn’t prepared to work with the UDM’s Mongameli Bobani, who is plagued by corruption allegations.

The Democratic Alliance in Nelson Mandela Bay has begun to cast doubt on whether it would align with the United Democratic Movement (UDM) to form a coalition government in the metro as the party’s main player, Athol Trollip, appears to be unhappy to work with his arch-rival, Mongameli Bobani. Indications were that a marriage between the two parties may not happen – as the DA local leadership continued to reiterated their allegations that Bobani was corrupt. This is despite last week’s high-level negotiation involving UDM leader Major-General Bantu Holomisa, and head of the DA governance unit James Selfe about the...



 


 

 

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