EFF denounces Red Ants destroying Alexandra homes as unconstitutional

EFF denounces Red Ants destroying Alexandra homes as unconstitutional

Mandisa Mashigo, EFF Gauteng chairperson, recently addressed the Alexandra residents left homeless after the Red Ants demolished over 80 homes. Mashigo says that the motion was pushed through Council, despite being unconstitutional.

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Monday saw Mandisa Mashigo addressing Alexandra residents who were left stranded following the destruction of their homes.

Commenting on the situation, Mashigo claims that the removal of over 80 homes was not only illegal, but unconstitutional:

“We pushed the motion - the Red Ants must not be used. They accepted the motion. It was not rejected. It was passed. It was converted to a resolution of council. The people came here and undermined the council.”

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READ ALSO: Minister Lindiwe Sisulu calls for answers over demolished Alex homes

Briefly.co.za reported yesterday that Human Settlements Minsiter Lindiwe Sisulu is calling for prompt answers on the incident, following public outcry for those who were left homeless after the Red Ants tore down their homes and shelters.

Many residents have started rebuilding, with Mashigo calling for the City of Johannesburg to provide relief for those affected, including trauma counselling, reports Eyewitness News.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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