Gauteng lodges criminal case against official over tender irregularities
A Gauteng Department of Health investigation into alleged wrongful awarding of R32 million security contracts has recommended that criminal charges be instituted against the chairperson of the Bid Evaluation Committee.
It was also recommended that four officials who were part of the evaluation committee be charged departmentally for their role in the flawed process‚ Gauteng MEC for Health Qedani Mahlangu stated in a written reply to the legislature‚ her department said in a statement on Tuesday.
It did not name the officials.
The MEC said a legal process was under way to terminate the contract of the four companies that were irregularly appointed – Might Women Investments (R6 million); Skets Projects (R7 million); Mjayeli Security (R9 million) and Bokone Bokone Guarding (R10 million).