The Auditor General finds itself difficult to carry out his task to conduct audits at municipalities as staff are hostile and even threatening the investigators.
City councils that are reported of being uncooperative are Emfuleni, Tshwane, Madibeng and Moretele. the Audit staff are in vain, and it is suspected that all the relevant documents required are not always widely available.
This follows the 2016/17 report which shows that only 33 out of 257 municipalities received a clean audit. Death threats are not funny, and an employee in the Vaal Triangle has occasionally been shot.
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