400m Spent on Fixing RDP Houses
The Department of Human Settlements minister, Tokyo Sexwale, has revealed that hundreds of millions of rands earmarked for the construction of RDP houses was instead used to fix poorly built homes.
Sexwale, who revealed that his department spent R400 million to rectify shoddily built houses between 2002 to present, has assured South Africans that newly built houses will not suffer the same fate as their predecessors.
"Nevertheless, it is noteworthy that the houses that are being constructed are aesthetically superior and of high quality standard and design," he explained.
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