A bridge too far, as six Joburg Roads Agency officials are ...

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A bridge too far, as six Joburg Roads Agency officials are suspended

Agency incurred more than R418.7m in irregular expenditure to fix roads, potholes and bridges, according to report

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Six officials, including the CFO and head of corporate services at the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), have been suspended after an investigation into R418.7m in irregular expenditure.

A report compiled by the JRA’s internal audit unit shows how contracts to fix the city’s roads, potholes and two M2 highway bridges were irregularly awarded.

The internal audit investigation report came at the same time some senior JRA managers compiled a dossier, saying its board meddled in supply chain processes and made irregular appointments...

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