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DA to investigate non-payment of SASSA grants in Ekurhuleni

The South African Social Security Agency’s migration to a new system, continues to cause suffering to millions of South Africans.

by DA Media

Today, Friday 8 February 2019, Democratic Alliance (DA) Team One Gauteng Spokesperson on Social Cohesion and Forgotten Communities, Bridget Masango will engage with social grant beneficiaries in Ekurhuleni, some of whom have yet to receive their money this month due to the changeover to a new payment system.

The South African Social Security Agency’s migration to a new system, which requires beneficiaries to sign up for new cards, continues to cause suffering to millions of South Africans.

Masango will be accompanied by DA Palm Ridge and Thokoza Constituency Head, Neil Campbell MPL, DA Katlehong Constituency Head, Lebo More MPL, DA councillors and activists.
Together they will also visit the house of a forgotten woman, in the same area, who has been struggling for years to receive her old age grant, despite having a valid identity document.

Details of the events are as follows:

  1. Event: Visit to SASSA Offices in Thokoza
    Time: 10:00
    Address: Khumalo Street, Thokoza (next to police station)
  2. Event: Visit to Forgotten Woman’s House in Thokoza
    Time: 11:00
    Address: Khuthuza Hostel, Block G419, Thokoza
  3. Event: Visit to SASSA Offices in Zonkizizwe, Katlehong South
    Time: 12:00
    Address: Corner Tenth and Eighth Avenue, Zonkizizwe, Katlehong South
  4. Event: Public meeting with grant beneficiaries
    Time: 14:00
    Address: Riverside Informal Settlement, Palm Ridge (open space next to taxi rank)

 

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