Chamisa summons Bulawayo 'puppet' councillors to Harare

Chamisa summons Bulawayo 'puppet' councillors to Harare
Published: 17 July 2019 (186 Views)
MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has summoned Bulawayo councillors to an urgent meeting in Harare over the recent spat over the suspension of Town Clerk Christopher Dube.

The councillors travelled to Harare on Tuesday night for a meeting with their boss on Wednesday.

"We got communication through the director of mobilisation Farai Chinobva that we were wanted in Harare as a matter of urgency so we travelled through the night on Tuesday to Harare for the meeting," said a Councillor.

The unilateral decision to suspend Dube by Bulawayo deputy mayor Tinashe Kambarami last week attracted severe backlash from the public.

Now, sources say, Chamisa is under pressure over the growing discontent created by his councillors in Bulawayo which has been the party's stronghold since 2000.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Local Government  July Moyo has dispatched a team from his Ministry to investigate the issues surrounding the suspension of Bulawayo Town Clerk by the Tinashe Kambarami last week.

A letter penned by the Chamber Secretary to the Councilors on Wednesday said,  "Please be informed that an investigation team has been dispatched to investigate the events surrounding the suspension of the town Clerk.

"The investigative team from the ministry will be in Bulawayo from the 18th of July and will start work on the 19th of July 2019.

"Please note you will be called to give evidence."

The case of the suspension of the Town Clerk took a new twist on Tuesday when the Mayor Solomon Madlala Mguni told the press that he was never on study leave as alleged by the Deputy Mayor.


- Byo24News

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