NELSON Mandela Bay, the Eastern Cape’s biggest metro and its industrial heartland, will be taken over by Bhisho for the next six months. Local Government MEC Mlibo Qoboshiyane yesterday confirmed that national government had decided to place the increasingly dysfunctional municipality under administration.
"The administrative and managerial weaknesses, council instability, executive obligations unfulfilled, litigation and contract management faultlines etc may have warranted national concern,” Qoboshiyane said.
The MEC said that he, together with premier Noxolo Kiviet and her executive, would meet to discuss when to implement the decision.
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