Johannesburg - Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has revealed that R356,127 million has been spent since the establishment of the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into allegations of State Capture.
In a written response to a parliamentary question from DA's Mergan Chetty, Lamola said R244.573m was spent in 2018-19 financial year and R111.553m as at August 2019.
His response showed that R15.5m was spent on compensation of employees, R286.4m on goods and services, R88.4m investigators, R52m legal services, R1.9m travel and subsistence, R10.5m communication and R53.6m machinery and equipment.
Lamola also said the Nugent Commission into tax administration and governance by the SARS cost the state R8 106 113.
He was responding to DA's Solly Malatsi who asked for total cost and breakdown of costs incurred by the Nugent Commission.