Judge blasts Nelson Mandela Bay council

Decision to terminate law firm’s services irrational, court rules


A court has set aside a council resolution to fire a law firm doing work for the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality, criticising the councillors who had voted blindly along with mayor Mongameli Bobani after he simply waved a piece of paper around as he claimed to have proof that Gray Moodliar Inc had milked the city’s coffers.

Acting judge Margaux Beard said the decision to terminate the law firm’s services had been completely irrational and based on unsubstantiated facts...

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