DA requests Public Protector to probe Giyani Municipality

Today, the DA filed a complaint with the office of the Public Protector to probe Giyani Local Municipality’s wasteful and unauthorised expenditure of over R40 million in the 2016/2017 financial year. While money is wasted in this municipality, residents struggle with high rates of unemployment and poor service delivery. Of the R40 million irregular expenditure, R20 million was incurred as a result of fruitless and wasteful expenditure while R20 million was due to unauthorised expenditure which cannot be accounted for due to overspending. The municipality also invested a staggering R100…

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