Outgoing Tshwane Mayor Msimanga Vacates Office Today

Tshwane major Solly Msimanga.
Outgoing Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga.

Monday is the last office day for outgoing Tshwane Executive Mayor Solly Msimanga. Msimanga resigned last month to focus on his Gauteng premier candidacy for the DA ahead of the May eight elections.

The Tshwane Council is expected to elect a new mayor on Tuesday. Msimanga has faced his fair share of controversy over issues ranging from complaints about poor service delivery, allegations of prioritising affluent suburbs over struggling townships and employing unqualified staff at his offices. However, he says he’s leaving his post with a clean conscious, knowing that he served the people of Tshwane with dedication .

Last month, Msimanga survived a third motion of no confidence brought against him by the opposition ANC.