Zandile Gumede withdraws resignation

The withdrawal of Zandile Gumede's resignation will see a delay in the swearing-in of her proposed successor

DURBAN - eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede has withdrawn her resignation on Wednesday.

Gumede initially handed in her resignation on Monday.

READ: Zandile Gumede resigns as eThekwini mayor

The ANC replaced Gumede this month after she'd fought to hold on to her job.

The embattled mayor and her eThekwini executive were redeployed and had until Monday to resign.

The withdrawal of her resignation will see a delay in the swearing-in of her proposed successor, Mxolisi Kaunda.

READ: Zandile Gumede disappointed at case postponement

Gumede is facing fraud and corruption charges relating to a R208-million waste tender.

She is out on R50,000 bail and is due back in court in January next year.

KwaZulu-Natal ANC spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu spoke about the withdrawal of eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede's resignation. Courtesy of #DSTV403

KwaZulu-Natal ANC spokesperson Ricardo Mthembu said the provincial offices have not confirmed that they have received a withdrawal of resignation.

Mthembu said the municipal swearing-in process has been slightly delayed by technical issues but is still on track.

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eNCA