Harare City Council bought 30 refuse trucks from FAW Group Corporation worth $3,1 million and the first nine trucks were delivered, together with five rollers worth $546 000. The local authority expects to receive 10 skip trucks, 10 tipper trucks, three graders, one chip spreader, one jet patcher, 25 utility trucks and the outstanding compactors.
Speaking during the commissioning of the truck, Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni said that the trucks will be deployed to the zones. Said Manyenyeni:
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These trucks will be deployed to the zones and will be managed by our zonal teams, together with the communities serviced by the trucks. These trucks belong to the residents, implying that there should be strictly community policing against abuse of these assets.
Speaking at the same occasion, Environment Management Committee chairperson Clr Herbert Gomba said that council will revive all roads depots closed last year due to lack of staff and equipment.
The Harare City Council is an administrative body tasked with providing services for residence of Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. Among other duties, the council is responsible for providing clean drinking water, housing and accomodation, refuse collection facilities and health services. Read More About Harare City Council
Bernard (Ben) Manyenyeni, the former Mayor of Harare, is a Zimbabwean business executive, politician and MDC-T member. As a businessman, his career spans over 25 years in the financial services sector, largely managing group pension funds. He was the Mayor of Harare from 2013 to... Read More About Bernard Manyenyeni