Over 80-thousand food parcels earmarked for the poor and vulnerable in Durban have not been delivered as yet. This is according to the Inkatha Freedom Party,’s KZN Social Development Portfolio Committee member, Les Govender. He says that the social development department has been paid 25-million-rand to deliver food parcels a few months back. Govender told Newsbreak that the MEC for social development, Mrs Nonhlanhla Khoza could not answer as to why the parcels have not been delivered to communities in a meeting earlier this week. He says that corruption and poor administration by the government is hindering service delivery in all regions.
Speaking to Newsbreak Lotus, MEC Mrs Nonhlanhla Khoza said that her office would be taking strict action against three service providers who failed to deliver on their mandate. MEC Khoza says an urgent meeting would take place soon to ensure the remaining food parcels are delivered swiftly to communities.
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