Human Settlements Minister, Lindiwe Sisulu, has revealed that her department spent more than R10 million on flowers and gifts for employees.
She revealed on a reply to the official opposition party, Democratic Alliance over her department’s expenditure for the 2013-14 financial year.
“Minister Sisulu and her department need to explain why such an excessive amount of money was spent on gifts when it could have been used to address the housing backlog and could have built 100 RDP houses.” said DA.
“She must also make public the full list of people who benefited from the R10 million.”
The party says the R10 million used for flowers, gifts by the housing department could have alleviated housing backlog other than being used for such things…
Lindiwe Sisulu who is currently serving in President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet has accepted a nomination to tussle it up for the African National Congress top-six position in the upcoming elective conference which will be held in Johannesburg this December.