Millions wasted as service providers dump Covid posters

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Posters on Covid-19, commissioned by KwaZulu-Natal Health Department, found at an illegal dumping site in Pietermaritzburg.
Posters on Covid-19, commissioned by KwaZulu-Natal Health Department, found at an illegal dumping site in Pietermaritzburg.

Millions of rands spent on Covid-19 posters meant to educate Pietermaritzburg residents about the virus is going to waste as service providers have not been displaying the placards as per agreement with the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department.

According to sources within the department, the service providers have been dumping thousands of posters meant to create public awareness around the dangers of Covid-19.

“They are being paid millions of rands to print and mount the posters on buildings, street light poles and other objects as part of the department’s programme to educate the public.

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