Following the death of Mayor Geoff Makhubo in July of this year due to COVID-19 complications, a special sitting of the Johannesburg council has been called where a new mayor will be elected.
This means that the new mayor of the Johannesburg Metro may be announced today.
Jolidee Matongo was nominated by the ANC for the position.
The party has 124 seats in council and will rely on other parties for the additional 12 votes it still needs to elect Matongo.
The council meeting will stream live on the City of Joburg Twitter account which can be viewed here:
— City of Joburg (@CityofJoburgZA) August 10, 2021
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