- Herman Mashaba has laid his cards on the table for interested parties to see
- The politician has signaled his interest to return as the Mayor of Johannesburg next her
- Despite launching the People's Dialogue, Mashaba is testing the waters to see if anything's biting
Herman Mashaba has signaled his interest to return as mayor of Johannesburg as early as 2021 if the country is calling for it.
Briefly.co.za reported that Mashaba recently launched The People's Dialogue, with his ex-boss Mmusi Maimane joining the movement.
However, a report revealed Mashaba is willing to form a political alliance, should the same ideals be present in the party, of course:
“If people are saying to me ‘Herman, we’d really like you to take over the running of the city or country but we don’t want the private sector involved,’ I’m not interested because I think that some of these things are not negotiable.”
Despite indicating his relief over leaving the game, the former Johannesburg mayor seems quite keen on a comeback:
“People are saying we want the rule of law, we want the people of the world to come to South Africa but we want immigration that is controlled as per our Constitution. These are things that I’m happy to oblige and keep on serving my country.”
The South African reports that speculation had been rife that Mashaba's movement would serve as a build-up to a new party.
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