Where is Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba amidst the Alexandra protest?
Residents of Alexandra took to the streets last week over service delivery in the area.
The #AlexShutDown spiralled over into this week with residents demanding to meet mayor Mashaba.
Ray White spoke to Gauteng member of the provincial legislature (MPL) Khumo Ramolifho about why the mayor has not addressed the residents.
Herman had other obligations that is why he could not go there.— Khume Ramolifho, MPL in Gauteng - DA
His responsibility is not merely triggered by protests.— Khume Ramolifho, MPL in Gauteng - DA
The residents of Alex will have an opportunity to engage with the mayor. This is a political ploy by the ANC.— Khume Ramolifho, MPL in Gauteng - DA
It is reported that the mayor will address the residents on 15 April.
Listen to the full interview below...
This article first appeared on 702 : Mashaba's responsibility not triggered by protests, says DA MPL