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Chitungwiza Council rubbishes reports that it blew funds on luxurious retreat

Chitungwiza municipality has refuted claims that it blew thousands of dollars on a ‘wasteful’ retreat.

This follows reports that Chitungwiza residents were breathing fire after it emerged that town’s councillors had allegedly blown US$72 000 on a week-long retreat at Chinhoyi University of Technology(CUT) hotel.

A local publication which ran the story also reported that each of the 40 delegates were paid US$1100 in travel, other allowances, and that about US$ 700 was given out to each delegate for hotel bedding and meals.

However, the local authority has refuted claims that it wasted ratepayers’ funds.

Read statement below:



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