20 February 2015
The Western Cape State of the
Province Address has been temporarily suspended
following disruptions by members of the African National Congress, as Premier
Helen Zille was about to deliver her speech.
ANC Members of the Provincial
Legislature is accusing the Premier of defaulting on an agreement over the
allocation of road construction contracts.
Bush Radio’s Mbasa Gqokoma
says Premier held a media briefing at the sitting was suspended and highlighted
some key factors in her speech including the energy crisis, job creation,
development of proper schools and tackling alcohol abuse.
Gqokoma added that proceeding reconvened
following a two hour delay but was shortly adjourned following the refusal of
Pierre Uys to leave the chamber after being asked several times by Speaker.
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