Four firms enjoy R240m tender windfall in Limpopo

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According to documents seen by City Press, the municipality’s internal audit committee found that, although there were many contractors on the panel, supply chain officials flouted CIDB guidelines by failing to follow a rotational database. Picture: iStock/ Utah778
According to documents seen by City Press, the municipality’s internal audit committee found that, although there were many contractors on the panel, supply chain officials flouted CIDB guidelines by failing to follow a rotational database. Picture: iStock/ Utah778

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Four companies benefited from a windfall of almost R240 million after a municipality in Limpopo awarded them the exclusive right to skip the tedious process of bidding for tenders.

The Mopani District Municipality’s officials opted for the rarely used Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) method to award tenders.

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