Taxpayers have forked out more than R1-million in eighteen months paying the salaries of 10 Eastern Cape social development officials who are sitting at home on precautionary suspension.
This department has 32 pending disciplinary cases against staff members.
Among these officials is one accused of buying R104 446 worth of radio airtime without following the correct procurement procedures.
Another is being investigated for adding R5 500 to a quotation from a service provider who quoted the department R20 500.
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