Minister of Information and Broadcasting Services, Monica Mutsvangwa said that the government is doing everything in its power to procure adequate fuel supplies during this festive season. In an address to the media yesterday, Mutsvangwa said
Everything is being done in order to make sure that we have enough fuel for the festive season, there is no stone being left unturned to make sure that our people have fuel.
Yes we have challenges as we continue to have queues but a lot of work is being put ,a lot of engagements between the RBZ (Reserve Bank Of Zimbabwe) and the ministry of energy as well as the ministry of finance are being put to make sure that our people have fuel to travel to their respective destinations.
The shortages of fuel persist in spite of the government’s assurances that the crisis will end ‘soon’. There are fears public transporters will hike fares to capitalise on the shortages. A lot of people may, as a result, fail to travel to their various destinations, thus dampening the festive mood.