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Chegutu residents take to the streets

by Staff reporter
23 Apr 2019 at 09:50hrs | Views
CHEGUTU residents will tomorrow take to the streets and demonstrate against acute water shortages that have persisted in the Mashonaland West Province town since 2008.

Combined Chegutu Residence and Rate Payers Association president Moffat Tembo told the Daily News that residents will assemble at the Town House at 8am for the protest.

"Ever since cholera hit the country in 2008 we have not had adequate water supply. In areas such as-PFupajena and Chegutu South Township people have had to resort to borehole and unsafe water sources to survive," Tembo said.

"The other issue is that our roads are in a bad state and we aware that council got donations to buy machines but nothing has been done to improve the state of the city.

"We have done successful demonstrations in the past, wrote letters to the ministry and

$1 million was disbursed towards development but nothing has been done. We are hoping after this demonstration the government and other entities that have donated towards Chegutu's development will query how their funds are being used."

Source - dailynews