The recently appointed CFO of the National Treasury, Priya Lutchman, was selected for the position in December despite her having been suspended from the Gauteng department of sport, arts, culture & recreation for tender irregularities.

Questions were raised about her appointment on Wednesday by DA finance spokesperson Geordin Hill-Lewis during a briefing by Treasury officials on the department’s annual report. Lutchman gave a briefing to MPs on the finances of the department...

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