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Byline: LINDA ENSOR
World Cup blues loom for officials who signed ticket purchases Political Correspondent CAPE TOWN A horrible hangover awaits the accounting officers of those government departments both provincial and national, as well as municipalities and state-owned entities that have splashed out on buying Soccer World Cup tickets and marketing paraphernalia in contravention of the law.
They have been warned by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan that this spending splurge falls under the provisions for financial misconduct, irregular expenditure and fruitless and wasteful expenditure in the Public Finance Management Act. Accounting officers could be held …