Question NW259 to the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

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05 August 2019 - NW259

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Mhlongo, Mr TW to ask the Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture

(a) What was the (i) total cost of the SA Football Association election? and (ii) breakdown of all relevant costs and (b) what (i) number of members of the electoral commission was paid each day? and (ii) amount was paid to each specified member?


(i) The total cost for South African Football Association election amounted to R5,894,689.

(ii) Breakdown is provided below;

Flights Air Travel                                R448,672

Road Travel                                        R137,500

Accommodation                                  R393,904

Venue (Sandton Convention Centre)       R196,869

Sound and lighting                                R310,224

Branding                                              R22,620

Election stationery                                R9,900

Electoral Committee members fees      R2,137,500

Other Costs                                        R100,000

(Drivers' fees, fuel, security, NEC members, etc.)

TOTAL                                             R3,757,189

(b)(i) and (ii) Below are the amounts paid per member of the Electoral Commission;

McCaps Motimele                   R855,000

Ntambi Ravele                        R360,000

Mthobi Tyamzashe                 R360,000

Abel Ramolotja                      R315,000

Bongani Zondi                       R247,500

TOTAL                                R2,137,500

The Honourable Member must note that this is the money in which SAFA fundraised privately from their sponsors.

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