TO: ALL MEDIA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: 08 NOVEMBER 2021
SCOPA ASSESSES GAUTENG GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS’ FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE.
Led by Honourable Chairperson Sochayile Khanyile, the Gauteng Legislature’s Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA), will tomorrow convene Hearings for the financial performance assessment of select Gauteng Government Departments and entities.
The hearings are informed by the Auditor General’s findings for the 2021/2022 financial year; as well as the research analysis conducted by SCOPA on financial performance of Gauteng Government Departments and entities for the year under review. This annual report process forms part of the oversight work conducted by SCOPA in an effort to maintain accountable and transparent public financial management, whilst also improving accelerated service delivery in the province.
The hearings further present an opportunity for Members of SCOPA as well as stakeholders (including the general public), to engage government leaders on Departments’ performance, as well as progress made in implementing corrective measures where poor performance and financial management challenges are identified.
The public hearings are scheduled for Wednesday, 09th November 2022, starting at 09h30am. The following Gauteng Government Departments’ and entities’ annual performance will be assessed:
Department of Health
Department of Human Settlements
Department of Transport & Logistics
Proceedings will be live on GPL platforms, where members of the public and media are invited to participate:
ISSUED BY THE GPL’S COMMUNICATIONS UNIT ON BEHALF OF CHAIRPERSON OF GAUTENG PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE SCOPA, HONOURABLE SOCHAYILE KHANYILE.
For more information or interview queries, please contact Ms Pfano Bulasigobo on 060 533 1982; email: PBulasigobo@gpl.gov.za
ISSUED BY GAUTENG PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE