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Mazowe Councillors sworn in

by Simbarashe Sithole
08 Sep 2018 at 06:28hrs | Views
Councillors who won the July 30 elections in Mazowe Rural District Council's 35 wards were sworn in yesterday at Concession council board room.

The swearing in ceremony was led by Mazowe District Administrator Mark Kadaira who implored all the elected councillors to work hard in serving the people who elected them.

"As Mazowe we implore all elected councillors to work hard and fight corruption by serving the people who voted you in power without fear or favour since the voice of the people is the voice of God," said Kadaira.

Ward 9 councillor John Mudzonga was voted the chairman of Mazowe District council for by 34 councillors since Mvurwi was excluded from other wards as it is run by three commissioners appointed by the Minister of Local government.

Mudzonga will be deputised by Takabvepi Chinhema from ward 10 who was also elected by the 34 councillors.
Speaking after his election Mudzonga urged all the councillors to make Mazowe a leading brand in terms of service delivery.

"Ladies and gentleman l feel greatly honoured to be your chairperson for this term may l take this opportunity to urge everyone here to make Mazowe a leading brand in terms of service delivery, l seriously condemn corruption let us work together in building our nation l thank you,"  said Mudzonga.

The event was also graced by Mazowe chiefs that is Chief Negomo, Chief Chiweshe and Chief Makope , various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO), members of the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) and councils chief executive officers.

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