The matter had come to the attention of the Minister via media reports. It has to be pointed out that there is no legal requirement for the municipality to inform the Minister in respect of expenditures incurred on municipal accounts. Nevertheless the Minister had tasked the relevant Departmental officials to liaise with the Municipality and the Provincial Department of Sports and Recreation in Limpopo province to establish the facts on this matter and to recommend the appropriate action(s) to take. The engagements with the municipality are ongoing.
MS. T. XASA, MP
MINISTER OF SPORT AND RECREATION