City of Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, says the problems within the City's ombudsman office started when it was established.
Mashaba says the company that was supposed to carry call centre services for the ombudsman office disappeared as soon as he started the investigation.
Ombudsman, Advocate S'duduzo Gumede, was suspended following a closed Council meeting.
African National Congress's Jolidee Matongo says they oppose Gumede's suspension on spurious allegations.
Listen to Matongo and Mashaba here...