NW municipality’s R90m ‘Covid-19 expenditure’ raises eyebrows

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A municipality's sudden expenditure on water infrastructure has raised eyebrows, but the officials say it was done to ensure that residents had access to water during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Picture: iStcok/Gallo Images
A municipality's sudden expenditure on water infrastructure has raised eyebrows, but the officials say it was done to ensure that residents had access to water during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. Picture: iStcok/Gallo Images

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The Mahikeng-based Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality spent more than R1.6 million on 10 600 litres of hand sanitiser in five transactions. Millions of rands were also spent on repairing boreholes and drilling new ones.

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