OPPOSITION parties in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday walked out of a council meeting in protest after clashing with the ANC over the establishment of the metro police and ward committees.
The meeting was eventually postponed.
Councillors were also expected to officially appoint acting senior managers, approve the 2013-14 wards allocation budget and discuss the notch increases of traffic department and library staff, who have downed tools demanding to be upgraded.
The meeting was first disrupted when DA caucus leader Leon de Villiers was the first to lead his party out of the council chambers after their bid to review the establishment of the metro police force was dismissed.
De Villiers stood up and signalled to the other DA councillors to walk out.
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