THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has footed the bill for almost R300000 worth of ANC merchandise, including T-shirts, election posters, flyers, funeral programmes, placards and lanyards.
Invoices from Port Elizabeth printing company Goshawk Litho, which The Herald has seen, show senior officials ordered at least R278000 worth of ANC paraphernalia between 2008 and 2011.
On Friday, ANC regional secretary Zandisile Qupe insisted that not one cent of municipal money was used to pay for ANC merchandise.
The city also “categorically denied having used municipal funds for any party political propaganda”.
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