Lepelle Water wastes R9 million on incomplete boreholes, official escapes DC

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Lepelle Water wastes R9 million on incomplete boreholes, official escapes DC. Picture: Lucas Ledwaba/Mukurukuru Media
Lepelle Water wastes R9 million on incomplete boreholes, official escapes DC. Picture: Lucas Ledwaba/Mukurukuru Media

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An official at Lepelle Northern Water, who approved a payment of R9 million for a borehole water project that was not completed in Mashamothane village in Limpopo poured the money “down the drain”, an investigative report has found.

The “confidential” report by Edge Forensics and Risk Consultants, dated April 21 2020, contains the findings on an investigation into allegations of maladministration against Calvin Mathivha, then the manager at Lepelle who was in charge of the project in 2017, to deliver water in Mashamothane village.

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