More than R970m released to address financial constraints in Limpopo

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- news24.com | 3 weeks ago

Finance MEC Seaparo Sekoati said budget expenditure had to be adjusted upward to address pressures in line with provincial priorities.

"The provincial executive council has been prudent in approving additional funding from rollovers and reserves during the 2019/2020 adjustment budget by focusing on adding funds to departments which show funding pressures and addressing provincial priorities," Sekoati added. He was delivering a mini budget speech in the provincial legislature in Lebowakgomo, Polokwane, on Thursday.

The speech came hard on the heels of the budget lekgotla where a gloomy picture was painted of how service delivery, among others, has almost collapsed in many parts of the province because of financial constraints.

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