Lebogang Maile, MEC for Human Settlements, Urban Planning and COGTA in Gauteng, has taken on Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba. The mayor himself, despite facing calls for his removal, says he enjoys a good joke, a definite jab at his ANC rival.
Lebogang Maile has given his best shot at throwing shade Herman Mashaba's way but it seems as if Mzansi still stands behind the Jozi mayor.
In a clip shared by PowerNews, Maile can be seen claiming Mashaba has done nothing about corruption in his metro since taking power in 2016.
It was water off a duck's back, at least as far as Mashaba's response to the claim is concerned, with him hinting that the MEC was a joke, and one the mayor thoroughly enjoyed.
Citizens seemed for the most part to side with Mashaba in this instance, with one comment asking exactly what Maile had been smoking.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that the Johannesburg mayor is facing down a motion of no confidence in one of SA's most hotly-contested metros.
Take a look at just a few of the responses down below:
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