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VID, ZINARA Officials Summoned By Parliament Over "Ghost" Hill Start, Carport

VID, ZINARA Officials Summoned By Parliament Over

Officials from the Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (ZINARA) and the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) have been summoned to Parliament to explain what happened to the funds released two years ago for the upgrading of VID premises in Mutare.

This comes after the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport and Infrastructural Development toured VID Mutare on Thursday.

It emerged that some facilities earmarked for construction at the VID premises don’t exist despite the Government availing the funds two years ago.

Acting Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee, Novert Muponora confirmed to ZBC News that ZINARA and VID officials have been summoned to Parliament to explain what happened. Said Muponora:

We came here to Mutare in 2020 after receiving information that at VID Mutare, a state-of-the-art hill-start was constructed as well as a carport that was upgraded.

We were told that a weighbridge and border post was almost complete. We realised that this was not so despite the government having disbursed money for the projects.

We are disappointed that we visited again two years later and the projects never took off despite having been promised that the project will be completed within 6 months since funds have been released for the project.

VID Acting Deputy Director, Mr Martin Musengezi who was questioned during the visit by Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Transport and Infrastructural Development said:

Yes, we have this scenario where it is alleged that funds were disbursed but there is nothing on the ground.

We have to go back to the office and check with records and check what really transpired.

We only got to know about it because of auditors who came here to show them the projects that they said on paper work are complete.

It also emerged that ZINARA officials failed to utilise the ZWL$153 million allocated for the construction of a weighbridge at the Forbes border post last year.

More: ZBC News


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8 Comments

Da Truth 2 months ago

This penga penga type of work inoitwa nema minister nema permanent sec edu .Ko Ma passport anonaisa wani kwaanogadzirwa building iya inonaya wani yakavakwa Nani seyi isina kupera ,ma toolgatets mangani asina kupera ,I went to Masvingo during the holidays bridge ku Runyararo west hariperi pakaunganidzwa mazi concrete slab kkkkkkkk rakamanya Toda kusvika pama by elections ndokubva zvavharana tadyiwa hedu . Exodus irikimamiramara kwa Chivi wani 9 kugadzira 3km Bitman world 20km 1month pakutifambiwa nema gonyeti chaiwo .Tensor Masvingo West road via MUcheke stadium yakatoita ma potholes ne Guti Rakadarika kkkk come rain season chapwititi chaicho .41 Infantry battalion camp built by Ian Douglas Smith yavakuti semesa hot water system completely destroyed in 1988 by by power flats and infrastructure is in bad state visit uwone muma ganaz imomo.Masvingo general hospital no water asi Mari yakaiswa Kare maternity ward is suffering worse.Harare Mbudzi round about uuuuuuu maliii yacho uuuuuuu ok 🤐🐸🐸🐸🙈🇿🇼


XXX 2 months ago

Vakuuya kuzo inspector ndombavha dzachoo. It's just their modus of trying to come out clean yet those are the looters of State funds. Stop attacking small fish yet you know the big fish who are milking State funds , zvitsva here izvii.


xyz 2 months ago

it's because of sanctions kkkkkkkkk.kkkkk


Vybz Kartel O.G 2 months ago

ya possibly sanctions naInstructor true that. Pamberi nekuvatana zvakadaro

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King Adoe 🤴🏼 2 months ago

kkkkkkkk this pic soo, if this happened to me, I was going back home and use scotch cart forever


The King of Serpents 2 months ago

kkkkk accidents happen but 😂😂😂😂😂😂😆😆😆😆😆😆

Tio 2 months ago

That learner driver is still haunted by the memories of the failed hill start kkkkkkk. He/she will never forget it

??? 2 months ago

kkk zvinenge zvakona


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