Patricia de Lille thanks Capetonians and resigns as mayor

Patricia de Lille has resigned as mayor of Cape Town at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon.

De Lille accused the speaker at City of Cape Town Council Dirk Smit of lying about receiving a letter of resignation from her.

While briefing the media De Lille asked for a pen to sign her resignation letter and vowed that she will keep on fighting to clear her name.

She says she will be taking two weeks to rest and will be back to make an announcement about her future.

She urged South Africans not to let anyone bully them and stand up for what is right.

De Lille also resigned as a member of the DA saying she can't stand the abusive relationship any longer.


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Patricia de Lille thanks Capetonians and resigns as mayor


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