The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a national agency of the government tasked with distributing social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development.
SASSA has made the public aware of the fake news being spread.
The following post made its rounds:
SASSA has made it clear that the “information is false and does not come from SASSA.”
All potential applicants have been warned to be aware of any fake responses.
— SASSA (@OfficialSASSA) January 29, 2021