Makhubo blames EFF for Fleurhof eviction chaos

eNCA's Siphamandla Goge is following that story and joins us now. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo has blamed the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) for the disorder in Fleurhof, west of Johannesburg

There has been a standoff between evicted residents in the area and the Red Ants.

READ: Standoff between evicted Fleurhof residents and Red Ants continues

Dozens were evicted for illegally occupying a government housing project.

"It is quite clear that the EFF is behind the invasions here. I think they got used to it because Herman Mashaba allowed them to invade the land, and to do wrong things in return for their votes in council," he said.

Johannesburg Mayor Geoff Makhubo has blamed the Economic Freedom Fighters for the disorder in Fleurhof, west of Johannesburg Makhubo is handing over housing units to residents. Courtesy #DStv403

Makhubo was in the area on Wednesday to hand over housing units to residents.

READ: Standoff between evicted Fleurhof residents and Red Ants continues

He says the city will only allocate homes to the rightful beneficiaries between now and October.

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