Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) vice president, Floyd Shivambu says the party wants to play a vital role in the running of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

Shivambu was addressing hundreds of EFF supporters, who marched to the Port Elizabeth City Hall, to hand over a petition demanding land and jobs to Mayor Mongameli Bobani.

Shivambu told his supporters that after the May 8 general elections, the EFF is considering placing its own councillors as Mayors in hung councils, and the Nelson Mandela Bay is no exception.

“What we are busy about and what we are considering is whether we take it ourselves directly after the 8th of May and have the mayor from EFF. Here is one of the decisions we have to take and that decision will depend on how the caretaker mayor responds to our demands and instructions,” says Shivambu.

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