Chitungwiza Mayor arrested

Melody Mizha

Chitungwiza Mayor, Councillor Lovemore Maiko together with Councillor Kudakwashe John and a Council Engineer have been arrested over allegations of abuse of office and illegal selling of commercial stands

Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest of the mayor and his two companions. “Maiko together with his two companions were arrested Thursday night (29/08/2019) over allegations of selling commercial stands.This comes with the call from The Zimbabwe Anti Corruption Commission to curb the issue of corruption in Zimbabwe”

Chitungwiza Resident’s Trust spokesperson Alice Diana Kuvheya also commented on the issue expressed displeasure at the recent arrest of community leader who are meant to lead by example.
“As leaders these people should be our servants and lead by example, also we have our people on the ground who can witness what will be happening everyday on the ground , there is no more hope in our council because they are hiding how money is being used.” said Kuvheya

Lovemore Maiko assumed the mayoral office four month’s ago with Chitungwiza facing problems of water crisis,poor service delivery, under development as well as claims of abuse of funds.

Chitungwiza coat of arms

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