Mayor Masina still standing, despite angry calls for his removal

There have been calls for his removal recently, mainly by taxi drivers frustrated by disruptions caused by the implementation of the Harambee Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, but City of Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor Mzwandile Masina is showing no sign of stepping down.

On Thursday he joined Bongani Bingwa to highlight the challenges being faced by the city, and to take calls from listeners.

The Mayor said his focus is on increasing revenue to the area, while also addressing housing and other issues directly affecting the community.

On Wednesday, Masina delivered the State of the City Address, which focused on creating opportunities for growth and improving service delivery in Ekurhuleni.

On Thursday's he highlighted the challenges facing the city, including limited resources and an aging infrastructure.

At any time you prioritise because we work as a collective. As the ANC caucus we are able to look into what we can do to each and every ward to try and make sure that we bring about development.

Mzwandile Masina, City of Ekurhuleni Executive Mayor

He said the major projects that they will be rolling out in the upcoming financial year including the widening of the road between Katlehong and Voslorus.

Listen below to hear the full interview:


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