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Aspiring MPs clean-up campaign a success

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Garikai Mafirakureva


MASVINGO Scores of residents including rank marshals last Sunday converged at Mucheke bus terminus for a clean-up campaign which was led by Zanu PF Member of Parliament aspirant for Masvingo Urban, James Pande.

Pande and other residents participated in this months clean-up campaign at Mucheke bus terminus as promulgated by President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, that every first Friday of each calendar month is a National Clean-Up Day in recognition of the Constitutional Mandate to uphold environmental fundamental rights and freedoms as provided for in section 73 of the constitution of Zimbabwe.

The youthful fashion designer and philanthropist was joined by Thokozile Gomo Mabena of the National Clean-up Coordinating Committee Religion (NCCCR) during the clean-up which saw them leading the event.

Mabena popularly known as Pastor Harmony told The Mirror that the event was fruitful and they managed to clean up the bus terminus.
“We had a very fruitful day at the bus terminal. The participants came in their numbers and did a sterling job. We cleared the weeds, swept and slashed the tall grass in preparation for the buses to resume activities. We are hopeful the promises will be fulfilled,” said Mabena.

Pande who is aspiring to contest in the forthcoming 2023 harmonised elections said he was impressed by the overwhelming response by Mucheke residents, rank marshals and Faith-Based Organisations, vendors and other participants who joined the clean-up campaign.

“I am so humbled by the people’s response and I am very optimistic that we are going to rebuild our once blossoming city to its glory days post-2023.

“If we put our heads together; I am sure we are going to reduce the rate of crime and drug abuse that is rife amongst the youths. Very soon we are going to give them something to do at the bus termini,” said Pande. https://masvingomirror.com

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