DA constitutional amendment could oust Cape Town Mayor

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The Democratic Alliance (DA) congress has resolved to amend section of their constitution. The Amendment resolves that that Federal Council of the party can remove the President, a mayor, or any other member appointed to any position in Government.

In a heated debate at the party’s Federal Congress currently underway in Pretoria, a decision was made that should a deployee of the party be seen to have contravened or failed to implement party policy, that person can be removed.

The amendment can be seen as many as a gateway to remove leaders who are at odds with the party.

Embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille could be one of the first to be hard hit by this amendment following her recent fall out with the party.

SABC’s Aldrin Sampear discusses the amendment further.