SA Post Office spent R3.6 million monthly for rent on an unoccupied building

Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, on Tuesday released her investigation exposing widespread corruption worth millions at the SA Post Office.

702's Xolani Gwala spoke to EWN reporter, Barry Bateman, on the details surrounding the issue.

Listen to the interview below:

This 10-year lease costing the Post Office R161-miilion was irregular and tainted by corruption... There was misinformation and falsified information

Barry Bateman, EWN reporter

Another finding is a rental of R3.6 million per month over a ten-month period paid to Centurion Vision Development. The Post Office has not occupied this building but paid that amount. That was found to be fruitless and wasteful expenditure.

Barry Bateman, EWN reporter

The 22-million must be recovered. The other is the Post Office must act on the recommendations of the KPMG report and the SIU report.

Barry Bateman, EWN reporter

The new chief executive said that the Post Office will proceed and implement the Public Protector's findings.

Barry Bateman, EWN reporter

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