Ginsberg marches against ward councillor

Members of the Ginsberg Civic Association (GICA) took to the streets recently after ward 37 councillor Bongani Dyonase allegedly stopped the verification of a housing process conducted by the department of human settlements.

“The process was running smoothly from until Thursday (July 11) when Dyonase instructed them to stop late in the afternoon, allegedly due to interference in the process by the community,” GICA executive member Andile Mabombo said.

HEAR US: Marchers wait outside the King William’s Town municipal offices during a protest against a ward councillor Bongani Dyonase
Picture: DESMOND COETZEE

The group of about 100 residents marched from Ginsberg to the municipal offices. in town where they were told the person they are looking for was not there.

They then moved onto Alexandra Road, heading for the ward councillor’s new offices that are situated close to the traffic department before marching back to Ginsberg.

Dyonase did not respond to requests for comment.

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