Gauteng DA says it's not defying national leaders by voting to oust Gauteng Premier David Makhura

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Gauteng Premier David Makhura.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura.
Rosetta Msimango

The DA in Gauteng has denied that it has contradicted the party’s national policy of working with "reformers" in the ANC by working with the EFF in the province to remove Gauteng Premier David Makhura.

Earlier this week, the party tabled a motion of no confidence in Makhura, but this was narrowly defeated when the sole IFP legislature member voted with the ANC.

"There is no pact between the EFF and us," DA chief whip in the province, Mike Moriarty, said on Friday.

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