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Free ZUPCO Transport For Traditional Leaders

Free ZUPCO Transport For Traditional Leaders

Traditional leaders will no longer have to pay transport fares when they board Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO) buses in all parts of the country.

This was revealed by Vice President Constantino Chiwenga while addressing mourners at the homestead of the late Chief Nhlamba in Gwanda on Friday. He said:

Traditional leaders will not have to pay transport fares on ZUPCO buses starting tomorrow (today).

Our chiefs are the custodians of our culture and owners of this soil.

Chiwenga made the announcement in response to Headman Dubane who had said that private transport operators do not require traditional leaders to pay bus fares yet ZUPCO was demanding that they pay. He said:

We’re optimistic that all that we’ve been promised will come. We’re lucky to have the Vice-President in our midst and we can highlight our challenges such as that of Zupco demanding that traditional leaders pay transport fares.

Green Horse and other private transport operators don’t demand transport fares from us, unlike ZUPCO.

Chief Nhlamba, born Dennis Ndlovu, died last weekend after a long illness at the age of 75.

He was granted a State-assisted burial and will be laid to rest at his rural home in Garanyemba this Saturday.

Chief Nhlamba was installed on 16 July 2010 and was on the throne for almost 12 years.

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11 Comments

Jaison Ndlovu 1 month ago

A very good development and revival of the good old days.
ZUPCO yanga yasarurira pakuremekedza madzishe.

Asi dai va includer maSabhukuwo nokuti vane basa vanhu ava


Tateguru 1 month ago

Great idea. It was like that even in the colonial days.
Asiwo even maPrivate buses mazhinji anga achingovakwidza pachena COVID 19 isati yaadzivisa.


sugar boy 1 month ago

chero vakakwidzwa ndege mahara.mhuri dzavo dziri kungofa nenzara vana vavo vachidzingwa kuchikoro.vanofa nenhamo nayo zanu-pf yavo


Mwana waMambo 1 month ago

It's a shame. These chiefs were given cars, so why do they have to worsen the pressure already there. Zvemahara zvodiwa. Kuda kubatsiridza zanu kuba maElection results. Manje muchafamba netsoka. Zupco racho riri kupera very soon and very quickly. Go fo change. VOTE CCC


Chawabvunza 1 month ago

Despite that this move of allowing Chiefs to board ZUPCO buses free of charge was initiated by one of the Chiefs who was also attending funeral, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga grabbed the opportunity and started campaigning. Noone will loose sleep over these tactics. In fact they should have done this a long time ago. "APA VAINGE VARARA NE ZAMU MUKANWA".

NYIKA INOVAKWA NE MBAVHA DZAYO.

NGAAPINDE HAKE CHAMISA [NHC].

[ VOTE CCC FOR REAL CHANGE ].


ppp 1 month ago

okay


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citizen 1 month ago

heya


1 month ago


Mafirakureva 1 month ago

ZANU is in full campaigning mode. Eish, its going to be a very long year....

Dira rizare sahwira
Rizare kuti fashu fashu 🍻🍺🍺🍺


Steven Chidhumo 1 month ago

Free transport yei ko havana kupihwa mota here ma chief, instead they should free the economy


Nyamuteyi Takateya 1 month ago

Taurira pamusoro pamwe vanganzwe coz nzeve ishoma


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