CHIVHU- Chivhu Rural District Council has finally opened a pay toilet in the CBD which remained locked for a year after it was commissioned by a Government Minister.
Residents and travellers started using the toilet yesterday.
The opening comes a few days after The Mirror raised the issue following an outcry from the public.
There was a lot of fanfare when the toilet was opened with most provincial and district heads of Government making a bee-line to the utility where Mash East Resident Minister Aplonia Mudzverengi gave a speech.
The residents complained against the delay in opening arguing that a lot of money was spent in the official opening.
Efforts to get a comment from Chikomba CEO Bullen Chiwara and his chairman Israel Dhikinya were fruitless.
Chivhu Residents and Ratepayers Alliance Collen Zvarevashe said the opening of the toilet will improve hygiene in the town. He however appealed to the local authority to make the toilet free for everyone because some people may be unable to pay.