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Auditor-General finds Sassa incurred R73.1 million in irregular expenditure

Cape Town - Auditor-General Tsakani Maluleke has tracked down that the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) didn't find powerful and suitable ways to forestall sporadic consumption adding up to R73.1 million. 

Maluleke made the finding in her 2020/21 review report, which is contained in Sassa's yearly report postponed in Parliament. 

She additionally said most of the sporadic use came about because of lapsed rent contracts still being used and cleaning and disinfection contracts not after delicate cycles. 

"Initiative didn't practice sufficient oversight obligation over consistence with pertinent enactment and execution detailing. This brought about occasions of sporadic use not being forestalled and detailed execution accomplishments not consenting to supporting documentation." 

Maluleke additionally said she recognized an anonymous material inconsistency during the review and advised the bookkeeping authority. 

Maluleke, in any case, noticed that there were examinations concerning the issues of Sassa which didn't shape part of her review assessment. 

She was alluding to the Sassa's extortion and consistence unit which tested rebelliousness with obtainment and agreement the executives enactment. 

There were likewise 25 cases that were alluded to the SAPS and the Special Investigating Unit was leading its own examinations. 

Writing in the yearly report, Sassa CEO Totsie Memela-Khambula said they shut the monetary year in March with R1.142 billion. 

"This included R20 330 503 of sporadic consumption brought about during 2020/21 and R43 143 127 caused in the current year however identifying with earlier year unpredictable leases which proceeded in the year under audit and R6 137 116 of other sporadic use recorded in the current year identifying with earlier years," Memela-Khambula said. 

She said the National Treasury has overlooked sporadic consumption adding up to R144 986 772.

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