Rampant destruction of infrastructure ‘a result of government not consulting citizens’ – experts | The Citizen

As parliament heard of the magnitude of the ongoing pillage of the country’s public infrastructure on Tuesday, experts have warned that government not consulting citizens in decision-making fuelled rampant destruction. Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille told the National Council of Provinces hybrid ministerial briefing of the scale and impact of the destruction of public property and community facilities. Amid the widespread destruction, De Lille said corruption was the biggest challenge. “Corruption steals from the poor and so does the crime of destruction of property,” she said. “While fighting crime is not the mandate of the department of…

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