Limpopo racks up R15bn in graft over 5 years – DA

- | 12 months ago

Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha and his predecessor Cassel Mathale belong in “the same WhatsApp group” according to the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the province, which alleges graft under the new premier has multiplied almost five fold.

The DA revealed yesterday at the Limpopo legislature that the province has racked up just over R15 billion of unauthorised and wasteful expenditure. DA Limpopo provincial leader Jacques Smalle said yesterday: “When we thought a new broom would sweep the cleanest, Mathabatha came in and claimed to shine better.

Now under his tutelage, his municipalities and provincial departments have accumulated a total of R15 billion of unauthorised wasteful and fruitless expenditure in five years in charge of the province [according to reports by the Limpopo Provincial Financial Management Act].

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