Makhubo taken to task for joining Soweto marchers calling for R150 electricity flat rate kgmadisa
Johannesburg mayor Geoff Makhubo came under fire on Thursday at the council sitting for joining a Soweto protest calling for electricity flat rate.
His participation in the march raised eyebrows, with questions raised on whether the ANC was marching against the ANC. Both the EFF and the DA said if Makhubo was advocating for a flat rate in Soweto, then he must do the same in all the other Johannesburg communities.
EFF’s Musa Novela said all residents of Johannesburg were feeling the pinch of high electricity costs.“We have to say this, more especially in light of the developments of yesterday in Soweto, that if you are going to advocate for a flat rate for Soweto residents, you must do the same for Alexandra residents, you must do the same for Ivory Park, you must do the same for Diepsloot, for Orange Farm … because they too, like the people of Soweto, cannot afford to pay for electricity,” Novela said.
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kgmadisa Ubephapha yaz lo kgmadisa South Africa should replace 'Comedy Central' on DSTV. kgmadisa Is it true Hon Mayor? I think the Newspaper is exaggerating GeoffMakhubo I felt this was in poor judgement. . . but we all make mistakes kgmadisa ANC is a VERY confused civic organization.
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