City of Harare has issued a press statement on the fuel challenges it is facing which have negatively impacted on service delivery. The statement read:
Harare City Council is advising residents, ratepayers and stakeholders that council has not been spared the current fuel challenges.
We are finding it difficult to procure fuel for service delivery because our suppliers are demanding to be paid in United States Dollars.
Council charges its services in the local currency while fuel is largely being sold in foreign currency.
We appeal to our customers to bear with us while we find ways to address the challenges through engagement with authorities.
The critically affected service areas are garbage collection, attendance to burst water and wastewater pipes and transportation of Metro Police officers to duty stations and patrol zones.
Harare City Council