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Mazowe abandons donated rubbish bins

by Simbarashe Sithole
09 Feb 2021 at 18:55hrs | Views
MAZOWE valley waters Private Limited company is not at peace with Mazowe Rural District Council MRDC after the local authority accepted their branded bins and abandoned them in their yard .

The new water company allegedly donated 6 bins to MRDC which were never used.

Mazowe Valley Waters Chief Executive officer Tafadzwa Makaya said they have made follow-ups to the effect of the abandoned bins but he is not getting a satisfactory answer.

"On November 25 last year we donated our branded bins to our local council in a bid to develop a partnership and synergies with the council in the management of solid waste," Makaya said.

 "This was in support of their vision and mission statement which reads an empowered prosperous community by December 2030 and to provide quality services through community participation."

MRDC chief executive officer Liberty Mufandaedza said the delay in installing the bins was necessitated by trying to find the best location with excessive garbage.

"There was a delay in deciding where the bins could be fixed for effective use. It was finally agreed that the bins be placed in Glendale where there is more garbage than anywhere else in Mazowe district. The bins have since been taken to Glendale," said Mufandaedza.

The bottling company said the task was given to Joshua Nyashanu the Community development officer whom they handed over their donation.

"As a company we made a follow up to our donations and saw the bins abandoned in the yard. We questioned both Mufandaedza and Nyashanu who promised to install them in Concession but to date they are still abandoned in the council yard," lamented Makaya.

Contacted for comment Nyashanu confirmed the case and blasted the water company for reporting their case to the press.

"We have their bins but why did these guys approach the press they were supposed to come back to us not to report to the press so we cannot assist them now," fumed Nyashanu.

Meanwhile, the bins were also donated in support of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's monthly clean up campaigns.

Source - Byo24News