Cogta Assessing Municipal Forensic Reports

DECEMBER 2, 2014

Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister, Pravin Gordhan says his department is currently assessing forensic audits commissioned for municipalities between April 2009 and September this year.

Replying to a written question in the National Assembly, the Minister said this action would be taken “as a way of intensifying the fight against fraud, corruption and maladministration”.

Gordhan said the assessment would “outline the extent to which municipalities are implementing outcomes and recommendations emanating from forensic reports and investigations”.

He added that the assessment would assist “in terms of facilitating criminal, civil and disciplinary actions emanating from forensic reports”.

Gordhan stressed that his department would take action in relation to the outcomes and recommendations of the forensic reports.- MetroMinutes.


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