The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has formally backed the decision by the Gauteng government to put the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality under administration.
The process paves the way for the appointment of administrators and by-elections were expected to be held within 90 days.
The Gauteng government placed the city under administrator following continues fighting between the political parties.
Eyewitness News reporter Edwin Ntshidi has more.
The motion has been approved by the NCOP and what is left now is for the administrators to be appointed.— Edwin Ntshidi, Reporter - Eyewitness News
On Tuesday the DA [Democratic Alliance] filed court papers challenging the decision by the Gauteng government so we just have to wait and see.— Edwin Ntshidi, Reporter - Eyewitness News
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