Council Demolishes illegal structures: Full Story
Harare City Council over the weekend took advantage of the lockdown and destroyed illegal structures set up by vendors in Mbare.
The structures were not just a health hazard but disturbed the flow of traffic on a nomial day. The City of Harare has kept its word that it will use the lockdown to restore Harare’s Sunshine City Status.
In an interview yesterday, council spokesperson Michael Chideme said the council had removed makeshift structures on roadsides and the displaced vendors will be moved to designated vending areas.
“Mupedzanhamo remains intact. What has been removed are the makeshift structures on roadsides. On the question of where they are to be moved to, the vendors are to be relocated into the Shawasha space and other established markets which had been abandoned,” said Chideme.
Chideme added that the removal of these illegal structures in Mbare is the first step of the informal sector reorganization in preparation for an organized post-Covid-19 strategy.
“This is council’s first steps of the informal sector reorganization in preparation for an orderly post Covid strategy. City teams begin work on the Shawasha complex today.”
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