The minister says Sassa places of work shall be closed down throughout the countrywide lockdown and no new functions shall be processed.
Minister of Social Development Lindiwe Zulu has stated within the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak and the following countrywide lockdown introduced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday evening that the providers supplied by the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) won’t be halted and the company is ready to pay social grants as of 30 March.
Zulu stated her division had engaged with retailers and the banking business to make sure that the grants had been paid.
She added that National Treasury was engaged to make sure that the grants had been even paid a bit earlier.
The minister stated good hygiene practices and social distancing can be enforced at all retailers as a method of curbing the unfold of the coronavirus.
Zulu stated the ministers of police and defence had additionally been requested to present their members make sure that at sure pay factors measures and pointers introduced by the president had been adhered to.
Zulu stated Sassa places of work can be closed throughout the countrywide lockdown and that no new functions can be processed throughout this era.
The minister of water and sanitation, Lindiwe Sisulu, addressed members of the media after Zulu’s tackle. Watch it live, courtesy of the SABC:
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