WATCH: DA Chief Whip, councillors resign in support of de Lille

Cape Town Mayor, Patricia de Lille delivers her farewell speech at a council meeting on Thursday. De Lille has had a tumultuous few months with the DA over claims of nepotism, corruption and maladministration.

JOHANNESBURG – DA's chief whip, Shaun August has resigned in support of outgoing Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille.

August resigned as councillor and a DA member.

De Lille delivered her last speech on Thursday.

There is speculation that she might not resign at the end of the month, as previously agreed with the Democratic Alliance.

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De Lille has been at loggerheads with her party over claims of nepotism, corruption and a host of other irregularities.


Outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille prepares for her last council meeting but will there be a twist? Courtesy #DStv403.


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