City of Tshwane | Cope distances itself from Makwarela

The City of Tshwane is in need of a new mayor yet again. Cope has apologised to residents for the mess that's recently played out with Murunwa Makwarela.

PRETORIA - The Congress of the People says it will take legal action against the former mayor of Tshwane Dr Murunwa Makwarela.

The party says Makwarela has brought the party into disrepute.

READ: Tshwane Council | Cope unhappy with coalition partners

Makwarela resigned as Tshwane mayor on Friday in disgrace after it emerged he'd submitted a fake letter to the city manager declaring he was a rehabilitated insolvent.

Cope spokesperson Dennis Bloem says they’re disappointed at the coalition government for not raising the issue earlier. 

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