Jhb ANC faces allegations of spending millions to buy votes

Jhb ANC faces allegations of spending millions to buy votes

- A document was reportedly found that indicates the ANC used more than R3 million to attempt to buy voters

- The money was spent on a campaign that would have brought in more voters for the ANC

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A document has surfaced that indicates the African National Congress spent about R3 million on "buying" votes during the local elections in 2016.

The ANC-held Johannesburg City allegedly spent the money on a project that brought in votes for the political party.

The Citizen reports the document with the damning information states the ANC used the money for educations drives and voter registration. The education drives were meant to solicit voters.

The budget for this project was apparently approved by the right people.

Briefly.co.za gathered that the Democratic Alliance (now in charge of the City of Johannesburg) will be investigating the reason the budget was approved.

Jhb ANC faces allegations of spending millions to buy votes

ANC supporters (Image Source: The Citizen)

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The report further states that 70 municipal workers and 7 contracted coordinators would have been employed for the project, but according to the Johannesburg council speaker, more than 90 people were employed - each earning roughly R5 000 a month.

The damning document was found sometime last week.

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