This isn't a strike, it's a withdrawal of service - Cape taxi group

The Minibus Taxi Industry Task Team (MTITT) says the Western Cape government and the SA National Taxi Council (Santaco) must come to the table to help resolve taxi leadership issues in the province.

MTITT spokesperson, Besuthu Ndungane, says taxi operators want a pre-elective conference prior to the appointment of new leadership within the local industry.

Read: Cape Town taxi operators demand free and fair taxi industry elections

Ndungane insists that Cape taxi operators are not on strike. Instead he says they have withdrawn their services.

Santaco members in the Western Cape are leadershipless in the province.

Besuthu Ndungane, MTITT spokesperson

The members of Santaco in the Western Cape are demanding a pre-election conference that should precede the regional and provincial election.

Besuthu Ndungane, MTITT spokesperson

We don't know anything about the buses that were burnt.

Besuthu Ndungane, MTITT spokesperson

We are not responsible for the monitoring of violence.

Besuthu Ndungane, MTITT spokesperson

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