JOHANNESBURG – The Democratic Alliance’s Johannesburg caucus chairperson Funzela Ngobeni has resigned from the party.
He is set to join former mayor Herman Mashaba’s party, The People’s Dialogue.
Ngobeni served as finance MMC in Mashaba’s council and just last week outlined the DA’s plans as an opposition party in the Johannesburg council.
Ngobeni was the DA’s candidate to take over from Mashaba as mayor.
In his letter to colleagues, Ngobeni acknowledged that many within the party were struggling to come to terms with its trajectory.He says Mashaba’s new party promises to put the people first.
Source: eNCA (https://www.enca.com/news/funzela-ngobeni-dumps-da-set-to-join-mashaba)