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EC Treasury probes ‘suspect’ R160m IT tender awarded to Iqbal Survé’s firm

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Iqbal Survé. Picture: Lerato Maduna
Iqbal Survé. Picture: Lerato Maduna

The Eastern Cape Treasury is investigating allegations that a company with links to the ANC and controversial businessperson Iqbal Survé was recently awarded a questionable R160 million e-learning tender by the province’s department of education.

Pumelele Godongwana, the provincial Treasury spokesperson, on Thursday told City Press that “we are currently engaging the department of education over issues of compliance on this matter. Once we have satisfied ourselves on those, we will be in a better position to respond to your query”.

A source in the provincial education department had initially told City Press that the Sizwe Africa IT Group, which is majority-owned by Survé’s Ayo Technology Solutions, had been awarded an e-learning contract worth R160 million in March.

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