IFP provincial spokesman Phumzile Buthelezi said investigations into the former municipality’s finances were taking too long and questioned the motives behind the delay.
Ugu spokesman, France Zama, said the recent light rains in the area had not provided much relief because dam levels had dropped significantly.
Mayor Cynthia Mqwebu said more that R30-million had been set aside for this project, which aimed to restore the dignity of the previously disadvantaged, especially women.
Ugu spokesman, France Zama said the municipality was aware that some consumers had not received their monthly accounts.
The new chief whip was sworn in under oath by Magistrate Basil King, and replaces Zithulele Gilbert Maphumulo who died in February.
RNM councillors told municipal manager Max Mbili that they were getting fed up with the delays after Cogta officials did not show up to present the findings at the council meeting as previously promised.
Five shops were gutted by the blaze.
Ms Cele’s resignation was effective from last week Thursday, municipal manager DD Naidoo confirmed.
The President felt the conference had succeeded despite a long history of division.
The handover of houses took place at Bhobhoyi in Wards 20, 23 and in Ward 22 in Murchison respectively.
“It is highly regrettable that most communities were being inconvenienced during these public protests,” said Umdoni Municipality mayor, Councillor Thabani Dube.