Elections 2021: ANC councillors in uMngeni urged to accept defeat, offered counselling

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ANC provincial spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela.
ANC provincial spokesperson Nhlakanipho Ntombela.

The ANC KwaZulu-Natal provincial leadership has called on its councillors in the uMngeni Municipality taken over by the DA on Tuesday, to accept defeat.

Speaking to The Witness at the Electoral Commission (IEC) results center in Durban, ANC provincial spokesperson, Nhlakanipho Ntombela, said the party leadership would soon be engaging with the ANC caucus in uMngeni.

“They should accept the fact that the ANC is no longer the governing party at the uMngeni Municipality.

“We will offer them counselling so that they can become a strong opposition in that Municipality,” he said.

The DA won 13 out the municipality's 25 seats while the ANC won 10 seats and the EFF two.

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