Following the speculations if the mayor had officially tendered her resignation and handed over appropriate documents or not, the former eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede, has handed in her resignation in other to make way for the newly appointed mayor Mxolisi Kaunda.
The ANC however made it clear that she will remain in the municipality and will be a Councillor pending her redeployment. Her resignation letter was sent yesterday afternoon to the ANC not to the city manager as directed by the party and her letter read like a way of complaining or protesting.
Gumede was recalled from office earlier this month for mismanagement of the municipality earlier this month; she is also facing fraud and corruption charges relating to 208-million rands waste tender. she is expected to appear in court next year January along side others who are involved.