How a municipality wasted millions on a Audi Q7 and deviation contracts

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The investigation, which was commissioned by the provincial department of local government and housing, and done in consultation with the Hawks, has recommended that the chief financial officer, municipal manager and the general manager for revenue management be disciplined for fruitless expenditure because the municipality did not receive any value for the money spent. Picture: iStock/ AndreyPopov
The investigation, which was commissioned by the provincial department of local government and housing, and done in consultation with the Hawks, has recommended that the chief financial officer, municipal manager and the general manager for revenue management be disciplined for fruitless expenditure because the municipality did not receive any value for the money spent. Picture: iStock/ AndreyPopov

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An explosive confidential section 106 investigation report into allegations of impropriety with regard to supply chain management processes in the appointment of service providers at the Sol Plaatje Municipality in the Northern Cape has revealed how the municipality wasted millions of rands on a Audi Q7 and on deviation contracts.

The investigation, which was commissioned by the provincial department of local government and housing, and done in consultation with the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, or the Hawks, has recommended that the chief financial officer, municipal manager and the general manager for revenue management be disciplined for fruitless expenditure because the municipality did not receive any value for the money spent.

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