Why is the City spending R4.5 million on the switching of the lights?

The City of Cape Town is preparing for the annual switching on of the festive season lights in Adderly Street - a massive event in the CBD. According to the Cape Argus, this event is gonna cost a whopping R4.5 million rand. The City has said they pulling in some big artists for the event on the 1st December. But on social media, people are not happy about this huge price tag Sandra Dickson,.the founder of Stop COCT, shares her thoughts on the cost. In response, we have City’s Alderman JP Smith, the Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security