Labour and Employment minister, Thulas Nxesi announced on Wednesday the circumstances sarrounding the corruption by the entire leadership of the fund, including the CFO and COO.
Recipients who were fraudulently paid by the TERS includes inmates serving time, students funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme(NSFAS) as well as deceased people.
After Kimi Makwetu, the Auditor-general’s findings which brought to light such violations in the payments of the temporary relief scheme. A couple of people filing leadership roles had to be suspended.
“Frightening”, was the word used by Makwetu to describe the findings by his office.