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Mnangagwa snubs Mash Central at the eleventh hour, Mohadi appears

by Simbarashe Sithole
16 Jul 2020 at 06:11hrs | Views
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa allegedly snubbed Mashonaland Central province again at the eleventh hour where he was supposed to  commission the 1,8 million Pembi bridge in Mvurwi yesterday

Vice President Kembo Mohad stood on his behalf much to the surprise of Zanu PF members.

Mnangagwa only came to Mash Central once after election at Bindura University graduation and has been snubbing party and government events ever since. This is despite the fact that the province gave Mnangagwa most votes and all parliamentary  seats.

In a speech read on his behalf Mnangagwa said his government is prioritising allocation of resources for Infastructure development.

"My government continues to prioritise the allocation of resources for Infastructure projects. It is pleasing that we are undertaking various projects in particular roads and bridges in all our provinces  using our own resources with no help from outside financiers or investors," Mnangagwa said.

"The completion of this bridge is a notable achievement which will have a positive  impact on the accessibility of this area and enhance the safety of road users."

Mnangagwa emphasized the need of growth in agriculture, mining and tourism through the transport sector.

"The completion of the bridge will facilitate the acceleration of the growth of agriculture , mining, tourism and other sectors in Guruve, Mbire and Muzarabani District of Mashonaland Central Province," he said.

"I therefore , challenge the surrounding communities to play an active part in their development through economic activities that will meaningfully contribute to the Provincial GDP as well as improve their income base and quality of life."

Meanwhile, Pembi bridge has been on the drawing board since 1977 with a record of 47 traffic road accidents and the widening project started in 2016.

Source - Byo24news