By Lloyd Mwale
Twenty-two Kadoma councillors who were recently voted into the council have been sworn-in by city’s town clerk at a ceremony held st the council chambers.
City of Kadoma has 17 wards and all the councillors from the wards including five female councillors from the women’s quota took their loyalty oath before City of Kadoma Town Clerk, Malvern Dondo.
In an interview after the swearing in ceremony, most councillors expressed joy to represent their respective wards in the council’s chamber and vowed to work hard for the betterment of the city.
Ward 14, Cllr Takudzwa Chirinda said that there is a need for sewer reticulation upgrading.
“In my ward there is need to improve sewage ponds. Remember three wards empty their sewer in my ward and these ponds are now small, so I will make sure that those ponds get attention,” said Ward 14 Cllr Chirinda.
Women’s Quota Cllr Priscilla Phiri echoed the same sentiments about Kadoma’s perenial water problens and said she will work hard to address the issue.
“Provision of water in Kadoma is a major perennial problem which needs greater attention and my desire is to see we revert to the time when water was available at all households. As a councillor representing all wards I will work hard to see that after my term Kadoma will return to be a city of choice!” Cllr Phiri said.
City of Kadoma has 17 elected councillors, 15 from Citizen Coalition For Change with Zanu PF having two. From the women’s qouta Zanu PF has two with the main opposition providing three women councillors who will make the 2023-2028 City of Kadoma Council.