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City to probe councillors' hand in destruction of #ZumaMustFall banner

The Speaker of the Cape Town City Council is investigating whether councillors were involved in tearing down a “Zuma Must Fall” billboard over the weekend.

The South African flag has now replaced the notorious Zuma Must Fall billboard which sparked outrage last week.

Alderman Dirk Smit on Wednesday explained that the probe will investigate all councillors involved, regardless of their political affiliation.

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

I received video footage with alleged involvement of councillors taking off a signage board on a building in the city.

Alderman Dirk Smit, Speaker of the City of Cape Town

I will study the footage and apply my mind, if I'm going to refer this matter to the disciplinary committee.

Alderman Dirk Smit, Speaker of the City of Cape Town

It will take approximately three days to study the footage, with help from experts, but the discretion will be with me to take the issue forward.

Alderman Dirk Smit, Speaker of the City of Cape Town

This article first appeared on 702 : City to probe councillors' hand in destruction of #ZumaMustFall banner


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