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Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu said 177 108 specialists were getting unlawful social honors as of the completion of July. 


More than 170 000 government laborers are getting unlawful social honors, Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has revealed in another created reply to a parliamentary request. 


In the created reply to a parliamentary request from IFP MP Liezl van der Merwe, Zulu said there were 177 108 specialists getting social honors as of the completion of July. 


Zulu similarly said 3 400 Social Development Department laborers were getting social honors, and another 153 specialists from the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) getting grants. 


"All well disposed honors got by Sassa laborers, beside the develop youth grant and the mix yields (a blend of energize kid grants and care dependence grants which are not suggests attempted) have been suspended with fast effect according to Regulation 29(1)(a) of the. 


Social Assistance Act, which considers suspension without prior warning, in occurrences of suspected coercion or mutilation," said Zulu. 


She additionally said measures are at present in progress to choose the aggregate paid which should not have been paid and the date from which these agents started being used by Sassa to choose the total to be recovered. 


"Likewise, records are being prepared for disciplinary cycles to be done." 


Van der Merwe said she is shocked and frightened that Government specialists are obviously fleecing State coffers when South Africa is defied with such basic money related conditions. 


"There can be no legitimization for the portion of these honors aside from if these individuals are gathering a kid care grant, which has all the earmarks of being outstandingly dicey." 


She said the IFP, hence, requires a fast stop on the payout of these honors until an authentic assessment is done. 


"If these specialists are found to have assembled grants unlawfully, they should deal with the money and face the full may of the law. 


"It is clear heads should roll, including that of the Minister of Social Development." 


https://www.thesouthafrican.com/news/more-than-170-000-government-authorities getting social-awards illicitly/

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