There's only one word to describe this kind of conduct: vulgar. This man oversees homes for the poverty stricken, squalor he witnesses with his own eyes every day, situations that would tug on the conscience of any normal human being. But not the ANC. They continue to say fu*k you to the poor and the beleaguered tax payer. We're wallowing in a banana plantation now.
Tokyo Sexwale's ministry of human settlements spent an average of R72 000 a day over 103 days on wining, dining and hotels.
Between April and October this year, more than R8-million was spent on hotel accommodation and restaurants, while R24-million was spent on travel.
In the past seven months Sexwale, his deputy Zoliswa Kota-Fredericks, the director-general, Itumeleng Kotsoane, and his deputy spent more than R7.4-million on hotel accommodation, restaurants and travel.
Between April 2008 and October 20 this year, R59-million was spent by the department.
This emerged in a written parliamentary response to questions posed by the DA.
In the past seven months, Kotsoane splurged close to R30000 in restaurants and more than R1-million on travel, while his deputy spent R800000 on travel.
The department of public works spent R132-million in one financial year on travel, hotel accommodation and restaurants.
Spokesman Lucky Mochalibane said the department had "remained within the budget under goods and services".
Between April and October this year, more than R8-million was spent on hotel accommodation and restaurants, while R24-million was spent on travel. - Times Live