Harare City Council’s mayor, Bernard Manyenyeni has written to the Local Government Board and Parliament to express reservations over Local Government Minister Saviour Kasukuwere’s meddling in the selection of Harare Town Clerk.
Three candidates; MDC-T Hatfield MP, Tapiwa Mashakada, Harare City Council human capital director, Cainos Chingombe and Gweru town clerk, Elizabeth Gwatipedza are vying for the post. However Kasukuwere has been trying to discredit Mashakada’s candidature, claiming it was not possible to hire politicians for the town clerk’s job. In an interview Manyenyeni said:
Introducing the Pindula News Mobil App
Download from Google Play Store
Yes, I wrote a letter to the Local Government Board chairman and the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government chairperson, Irene Zindi. The minister’s remarks are aimed at eliminating the candidate, who has merited the job.
However, Zindi said she had not yet received the letter from Manyenyeni.
Irene Zindi is a Zimbabwean politician who was once a member of parliament for Mutasa South constituency. Read More About Irene Zindi
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
Saviour Kasukuwere is a politician, businessman and farmer. He is the former Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and National Housing and former Zanu- PF national political commissar. He was expelled from Parliament as the (Mount Darwin South) legislator in November 2017 following the military... Read More About Saviour Kasukuwere