Gauteng premier David Makhura says he is still committed in doing lifestyle audits in provincial government but they have to be "done the right way".This comes after DA member of the provincial legislature Jack Bloom accused Makhura of delaying the lifestyle audits on the members of his executive.Makhura told the provincial legislature that he was still engaging the relevant institutions that would help to conduct the lifestyle audits.This has angered the DA. The party has argued that the lifestyle audits are not viewed with any urgency by provincial government. "I am very disappointed by the slow progress in this matter as corruption is rife in provincial government departments and lifestyle audits are a useful tool to pick up areas for investigation‚" said Bloom.But Makhura’s spokesperson, Phumla Sekhonyane, told TimesLIVE on Wednesday that the provincial government wanted to follow due process and utilise the relevant agencies in the audits."In government there are agencies that ...

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