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Bad news received for Sassa benefices

JOHANNESBURG - Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said an examination concerning the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has discovered that there was unnecessary postponement in granting new agreements for the appropriation of food packages in various regions at the stature of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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a sign on a structure: A South African Social Security Agency office in Pretoria.© Kayleen Morgan/EWN A South African Social Security Agency office in Pretoria. 


She gave a report on various examinations that discovered maladministration in elements like Sassa


The examination was incited by an objection held up in July 2020 by Advocate Paul Hoffman of the Institute for Accountability in Southern Africa. 


Colossal STOCKPILES OF FOOD 


In her last report, Mkhwebane said designated specialist organizations were left with gigantic stores of food in distribution centers, because of the vulnerability about the augmentation of their agreements to give food bundles. 


She said Sassa neglected to convey administrations and alleviation as numerous families were left without food packages during a crucial time during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Mkhwebane likewise explored whether Western Cape Premier Alan Winde neglected to follow up on the claims of ill-advised direct by MEC Anton Bredell, which were drawn out into the open. 

Sassa failed to deliver food relief during COVID-19: Public Protector (msn.com)

She tracked down that the claim that Winde neglected to follow up on the charges against the MEC was not validated.

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Alan Winde Kayleen Mkhwebane Pretoria. South African Social Security Agency

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