Reports said the cost of a hotel built by NSSA in the border town of Beitbridge grew from
The development comes at a time when NSSA officials were due to appear before the parliamentary portfolio committee on public accounts next Monday to answer questions on other issues. But committee member Paurina Mpariwa told SW Radio Africa that the latest scam will be 'top of the agenda.'
'We have a number of issues to ask on Monday but after reading this latest story we have agreed that the issues it raises will be top of the agenda,' said Mpariwa.
She added: 'We want them to explain how the cost rose from
But according to the report, NSSA General Manager
Moreover NSSA cannot get a certificate of occupation for the hotel because the overseer of the project, hired by NSSA, cannot sign for it as she is an unregistered engineer. A temporary three month certificate issued by the
NSSA is also reported to have issued itself with a completion certificate which certified that the hotel was ready for use. This is against procedure as the normal practice is that an architect should issue the certificate.
According to the Herald NSSA investment director
These details come at a time when various public entities are under the spotlight due to all kinds of scams including 'corrupt salaries' awarded to the top executives.
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