The South African Post Office (Sapo)and the Social Security Agency (Sassa) are reported to have reached a social grants agreement.

This after a last week’s joint meeting of the oversight committee on Social Development and Scopa gave National Treasury until this past Monday to review the processes that Sassa and theĀ  Post Office have gone through to allow Sapo to take over the payments of social grants.

The Post Office will be part of the grants distribution system. Government has announced a hybrid payment system between Sassa and the Post Office.

The deal will be signed on Friday.

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