De Lille says we'll know on Wednesday whether she's keeping the mayoral chain

Will Patricia de Lille resign on the 31 October or not?

In a bid to clear her name, De Lille told Eusebius McKaiser that the country has to wait until tomorrow to find out what her decision is.

De Lille says her lawyers are working round the clock to file a court order to have her name cleared because she wants to be held accountable.

Nothing has confirmed the date as to when we are going to court.

Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town mayor

READ: Deadline looms for Mmusi Maimane to apologise or face court action

This is a report of Bowmans. It is just a report. I have not been found guilty. The evidence on which they base their report has not been tested. I can only be found guilty by a court of law.

Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town mayor

ALSO READ: De Lille wants to fight forensic report in court before her last day in office

Because Council has adopted both conflicting reports on Thursday, now we can go to court and say which one is the right one they can use.

Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town mayor

Things got heated when McKaiser asked the Mayor if she will still be mayor by the end of the week.

Like I said yesterday, people please give me space. I am taking one day at a time, you can ask me that question again on the 31st.

Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town mayor

Of course, citizens are entitled to know. They are the ones who voted me in power. I will bring all the clarity tomorrow. It's hardly 24 hours that people have to wait.

Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town mayor

On the 31st I will definitely put all the puzzle together and I will be able to give you an honest straight answer.

Patricia de Lille, City of Cape Town mayor

De Lille also took a dig at the Second Deputy Federal Chairperson in the Democratic Alliance Natasha Mazzone by saying there is nothing credible about what Mazzone says.

The mayor added that Mazzone has been wrong time and time again.

Listen to the full interview below...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
De Lille wants to fight forensic report in court before her last day in office

De Lille wants to fight forensic report in court before her last day in office

Outgoing Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says she wants to challenge the report findings made against her in court.

'Where there is no trust, it will all lead chaos' - DA's situation analysed

'Where there is no trust, it will all lead chaos' - DA's situation analysed

Prof Erwin Schwella gives an analysis of what is currently going on in the DA where five councillors resigned in support of de Lille

Alan Winde responds to allegations of racism in the DA

Alan Winde responds to allegations of racism in the DA

Allegations of racism within the DA were made by former Cape Town Council Chief Whip, Shaun August on Thursday.

[LISTEN] Will she, won't she? The De Lille/DA dance continues...

[LISTEN] Will she, won't she? The De Lille/DA dance continues...

De Lille told 702's Bongani Bingwa that she has evidence that law firm Bowman Gilfillan was colluding with politicians'

DA racism claims are a case of sour grapes, says WC leader Bonginkosi Madikizela

DA racism claims are a case of sour grapes, says WC leader Bonginkosi Madikizela

Five Cape DA councillors tendered their resignations on Thursday, saying they’re fed up with unfair treatment within the party.

'Mmusi made it clear that if we don't vote the way he instructs, we'll be fired'

'Mmusi made it clear that if we don't vote the way he instructs, we'll be fired'

Suzette Little says she resigned as a DA councillor because she could no longer take the double standards and strong-arm tactics.

Five DA Councillors accuse the party of racism and resign

Five DA Councillors accuse the party of racism and resign

Shaun August resigned as both the party's Chief Whip and as a DA member along with four other councillors in support of De Lille.

Popular articles
[LISTEN] DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach withdraws her candidacy for NDPP post

[LISTEN] DA MP Glynnis Breytenbach withdraws her candidacy for NDPP post

Breytenbach was one of 12 candidates shortlisted for the position.

SA is falling in love with Telkom Mobile (6.5m users, 50% up on 6 months ago)

SA is falling in love with Telkom Mobile (6.5m users, 50% up on 6 months ago)

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Telkom Group CEO Sipho Maseko.

Self-driving Merc returns to Chapman’s Peak to beat the bends in stirring new ad

Self-driving Merc returns to Chapman’s Peak to beat the bends in stirring new ad

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews branding and advertising expert Andy Rice about Merc's stirring new ad.

Former state security boss Mo Shaik on why minister is revetting spies

Former state security boss Mo Shaik on why minister is revetting spies

State Security Minister, Dipuo Letsatsi-Duba, has announced that all agents and staff of SSA will be re-vetted.

'I don’t spend much. I drive an old car. I’ve never been in debt'

'I don’t spend much. I drive an old car. I’ve never been in debt'

Bruce Whitfield interviews analyst Chris Gilmour about his attitude toward money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).