About 200 resettled farmers who were beneficiaries of the land reform programme, are set to be evicted from their land to make way for a new State University. The government has earmarked the land in Marondera East for the construction of the Marondera University of Agricultural Science and Technology.
A Zanu-PF official said:
We have been notified by government officials in Marondera town that some farmers from this area will have to be relocated in order to provide space for the construction of the university.
However, I urge you not worry as alternative land will be availed to those affected. We will provide you with further details when the construction of the university is about to start.
We instead should be celebrating the chance to have a university in our area as it will, among other issues, bring development to Masomera business centre and surrounding areas,
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