Delays do not mean coalition governments are falling apart - Mmusi Maimane

Coalition leaders from the Johannesburg, Tshwane and Nelson Mandela Bay metros held a media briefing where they spoke about the metro's budgets on Wednesday.

The passing of the budgets was not a smooth sailing, with infighting between the DA and its coalition partners delaying the passing of some of the budgets.

Speaking to Clement Manyathela on The Midday Report, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane says the briefing is to show the public that coalitions are hard at work.

What cannot be debated is that when you go into coalitions you have to work with other parties.

Mmusi Maimane, DA leader

READ: Nelson Mandela Bay Council has passed the financial budget

That there has been some delays or some individuals who take certain stances doesn't indicate that the coalition is falling apart, but quite the contrary.

Mmusi Maimane, DA leader

It shows the vibrancy of democracy but it also shows the fact that if you are willing to work hard and engage, you can deliver the outcomes for citizens.

Mmusi Maimane, DA leader

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