Aug 4, 2021

Deputy Mayor Remains Mum On Her Resignation

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Ms. Scott’s resignation will be effective at the end of February but there are no further details regarding her resignation.

FILE PHOTO: Ms. Scott has been hailed for having left 'an inedible mark' in the City. PICTURE: EThekwini Twitter

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DURBAN: Scott previously served as Finance MEC and was re-deployed by the ANC in September 2019.

The eThekwini Municipality has confirmed the resignation of deputy mayor, Ms. Belinda Scott in a statement following an executive committee meeting.

At the meeting, the mayor, Mr. Mxolisi Kaunda said Ms. Scott’s resignation will be effective at the end of February but he remains mum about the sudden resignation.

The metro’s spokesperon, Mr. Msawakhe Mayisela confirmed the news to the South African Broadcasting Corporation that, “Yes we can confirm that indeed our mayor has shared with the Committee that our Deputy Mayor had indeed tendered her resignation which is effective at the end of this month.”

“We would therefore like to wish her all the best in her future endeavours. But also we would like to take this opportunity to thank her for the tremendous contribution that she has made in the City, more especially, on issues pertaining to finance,” Mr. Mayisela said.

“She has indeed left an inedible mark,” he concluded.

Ms. Scott was a finance MEC in KwaZulu-Natal before taking up the deputy mayorship position in the municipality. She played an instrumental role in shaping the finances of the metro.

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