Solly Msimanga’s horrible day gets worse as his house nearly catches fire

WATCH VIDEO: As if the mayor's Thursday couldn't get any worse, his neighbour's house nearly burnt to ash.

Mayor of Tshwane Solly Msimanga took to Twitter on Thursday to confirm that his neighbour’s house had caught fire.

There were reports that the fire had spread to the mayor’s house, but he said nothing about that, tweeting only that a gas bottle had exploded at his neighbour’s house, but fortunately no one was injured.

There were initial fears that the mayor’s house was being targeted amid heightened concerns about negative publicity in his office. However, nothing quite so sinister was afoot.

His chief of staff had ended up quitting on Thursday night, at his request, after a scandal around possible fraud related to her qualifications deepened.

ALSO READ: Tshwane chief of staff Marietha Aucamp resigns – at Msimanga’s request

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