The Turkish Embassy, the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube and a Bulawayo Zanu-PF Businessman Elifasi Mashaba donated infrastructure to Bulawayo City Council, to augment the city fathers efforts to solve the city’s life saving liquid crisis, Sunday News reports.
According to the publication:
Elifasi Mashaba brought on board five companies inclusive of his Family Trust together they pledged to construct five water kiosks in the city.
Prof Ncube pledged to construct a water kiosk valued at US$4 500 at a site selected by the local authority after touring a similar site that is being constructed by the Mashaba Family Trust in Emganwini.
Speaking about his donation the treasury boss, Professor Mthuli Ncube said;
I was inspired by the efforts being made by local individuals in assisting the local authority to address this water problem hence I will also be constructing a similar water kiosk at a site that will be selected by BCC officials.
Further I am told by Cde Mashaba that he has single handedly got four more companies that will be doing the same, which is honestly commendable. As Government we will, however, continue working on the implementation of long terms solutions to this problem, so that it becomes an issue of the past.
Bulawayo is battling a water shortage crisis that is seeing the city implementing a water rationing schedule that leaves households without water for 144 hours.
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