DA leader Mmusi Maimane has accused the ANC of trying to get their hands on the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality's financial coffers by removing Athol Trollip as mayor.
The DA announced on Tuesday that it would ask the courts to review the council's decision on Monday to remove Trollip.
"Yesterday [Monday], the people of Nelson Mandela Bay witnessed the newly formed coalition of corruption between the ANC, UDM and EFF banding together to undermine the will of the electorate by unlawfully removing its duly elected DA-led coalition government," Maimane said.
"This was a mock council meeting that elected a mock government, and we are of the view that yesterday's proceedings are invalid in law....
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