- The cost to run the commission of inquiry into state capture has now exceeded R350m
- EFF leader Julius Malema shared the news via social media and added that the commission is set to continue for another year
- South Africans reacted angrily to the news, but also pointed finger at Juju
News broke earlier on Monday that the cost to run the commission of inquiry into state capture has now exceeded R350m.
Briefly.co.za previously reported on the exorbitant R1 million monthly rental that the state pays for use of the premises to house the commission.
A recent tweet shared by Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema sparked another strong reaction from the South African public on Monday.
Juju shared news of the TimesLIVE report via Twitter and added that the Zondo commission still has another year left to run.
Needless to say, the news angered many on social media.
Some lambasted the government for the sky-high expenditure and called for the arrest of guilty parties.
Others pointed finger at Malema and are keen to see him testify at the commission.
Zeal without knowledge is a runaway horse (@PelelaniGambu) commented: "So you want the commission to be averted so you don't testify."
Mmadikgosi Matshego (@Mmadikgosi) said, "If there won’t be arrests after this one, then culture of commissions must end, they’re just wasting state money."
Sell Mathibe (@MathibeSell) added, "You must also come and tell the nation why did you steal their taxes through bogus companies."
Martin Lungsta Jr (@lungsta_mk) responded, "After wasting 1 billion on this state capture commission we will initiate another to investigate how the commission itself was captured, satafrika is a parody."
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