Johannesburg remains the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in Gauteng. But, Gauteng Premier, David Makhura, is also trying to flatten another equally urgent curve, the corruption associated with the procurement of personal protective equipment or PPE, in the province.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the State Security Agency (SSA) will conduct lifestyle audits on him and all MECs in the province.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) has identified two health officials who allegedly enabled the PPE corruption.
Several NGOs have expressed disappointment and anger over reports of widespread corruption involving funds meant to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in Gauteng.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the R125 million tender for the COVID-19 personal protective equipment is the biggest financial scandal his government has faced since he became Premier in 2014.