13 November 2019 - NW1232
Mphithi, Mr L to ask the Minister in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
What (a) amount did a certain official of the National Youth Development Agency benefit after the specified official failed to disclose a conflict of interest and participated in the awarding of a quotation to a supplier in the 2018-19 financial year and (b) steps has her Office taken against the official?
(a) A procurement transaction of R165 000 was detected by the Auditor-General which indicated a suspected conflict of interest between an employee and a service provider. It is at this stage not possible to determine how much the said employee may have benefited, if at all.
(b) The NYDA commissioned an internal audit investigation based on the suspected transaction and has suspended the employee and lodged formal disciplinary processes.