Chiwenga Should Not Sabotage Us By Inciting People Not To Pay Rates: Manyenyeni

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Outgoing Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni has implored Vice President Constantino Chiwenga not to sabotage the local authorities by calling for people to boycott paying rates. The vice president recently told Hatcliffe resident not to pay their rates citing poor service delivery. Speaking to NewsDay, Manyenyeni said,

The responsibility to determine a waiver on payment of service delivery is the sole responsibility of those who fulfil it. It is being reckless for a central government official to advocate for such when they themselves are not being accountable with the taxes they are in charge of. People must pay for service delivery and hold the local authorities accountable for their money. I think whoever is advocating for that needs to re-examine his mind and be serious. Each layer of government should thrive to complement the other and not to sabotage the works of the other.

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Bernard Manyenyeni

Bernard Manyenyeni is a Zimbabwean politician and business executive. He was the Mayor of Harare (2013 - 2018), On 20 April 2016, he was suspended from the Mayor position for unprocedurally appointing James Mushore as Harare Town Clerk. On 6 June, Manyenyeni was reinstated as... Read More About Bernard Manyenyeni

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