Athol Trollip ousted as NMB mayor

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PORT ELIZABETH - Athol Trollip has been voted out as Nelson Mandela Bay Metro mayor.

Shortly after the no-confidence vote was carried for council speaker Jonathan Lawack, Trollip was also removed.

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Trollip has faced numerous votes of no confidence before and managed to survive but after Lawack was removed from his position on Monday, Trollip was next to fall.

The UDM's Mongameli Bobani takes over as mayor and addressed the council to accept the position as well as announce some of the members of his new mayoral committee.