Nugent Commission questions consultancy firm over appointment

The Nugent Commission of Inquiry looking into Sars governance heard testimony from a Gartner consultant on how they got awarded a tender at the tax collector.

Speaking to Xolani Gwala, Eyewitness News senior reporter Barry Bateman says Neville Willemse from the consultancy firm says they were contracted to come into Sars and reassess the IT infrastructure and propose a new model.

We heard of the meeting with a man Patrick Monyeki who is a friend of Tom Moyane.

Barry Bateman, EWN senior reporter

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In December 2014, Monyeki who is an associate of Neville Willmse approached him in December 2014 and said Sars needs some work done to their IT infrastructure.

Barry Bateman, EWN senior reporter

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Monyeki and Willemse set out to draft the term of reference for the Gartner contract.

Barry Bateman, EWN senior reporter

What started off as a R10 million job turned out to be R150 million.

Barry Bateman, EWN senior reporter

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