The Minister of State for the Midlands province, Dr Larry Mavima has hailed the City of Gweru for its positive efforts to improve service delivery to residents through the acquisition of state-of-the-art refuse compactors trucks worth $700 000.
Speaking at the commissioning of refuse compactors, Minister Mavima said the procurement of the trucks will go a long way in curbing the spread of diseases in the city and he was impressed by the gesture.
“This event marks the new council trajectory to improve the living standards of the Gweru community and helping us not to be invaded by typhoid or cholera,” he said.
Minister Mavima said the process of acquiring the refuse compactors was not possible without teamwork and thanked Gweru City Council for its vision to become a smart city by 2030.
“The procurement of these refuse compactors was not easy but through close cooperation for the common good between council and the central government, everything was possible,” said Mavima.
“Let me applaud Gweru City Council for creating a safe environment as we work towards attaining a prosperous and empowered upper middle-income society in 2030,” added Mavima.
Minister of State Dr Larry Mavima addressing local residents and stakeholders at the ceremony flanked by from left- Public Relations Officer Manford Gambiza, District Administrator Joram Chimedza, Provincial Administrator Abiot Maronge, Mayor Josiah Makombe, Town Clerk Ms Elizabeth Gwatipedza and Director in the Minister of State Cleto Diwa
thanked the Mayor and management for setting up high standards in service delivery for other city councils around the country to follow.
“Let me thank the mayor, his team of councillors, Town Clerk and staff for working tirelessly to ensure that the Gweru City Council gets state of the art equipment,” Mavima stated.
‘A SUSTAINABLE PROSPEROUS CITY OF CHOICE BY 2030’