By Observer Reporters
MDC Alliance members in Kwekwe and Redcliff recently embarked on clean-up campaigns in their respective areas to assist in maintaining clean environments.
The clean-up campaign was targeting Central Business District in Kwekwe as well as shopping and residential areas in Redcliff.
Midlands provincial youth chairperson Sekai Marashe indicated that the clean-up campaign in and around Kwekwe was in line with the party’s manifesto of good service delivery.
“The main initiative of this campaign is in line with our main thrust to ensure good services delivery to the people we represent to live a safe and clean Kwekwe, ”she said.
Marashe sentiments were echoed by Kwekwe Ward 9 councillor Shirley Mutirwara who pointed out the elected councillors were already doing hands on society engagements programs in bid to enrich the welfare of the people.
“We have already conducted random clean-ups within Kwekwe and we will continue doing more frequently as we are on high alert of cholera,” said Mutirwara.
Mutirwara was delighted with the voluntary work being done by the MDC in cholera awareness campaigns in educating people and promoting hygiene.
“The good works being done on voluntary basis is commendable, and the initiative should be embraced on regular basis to ensure Kwekwe cleanliness status,” she said.
Meanwhile, Redcliff District chairperson Vincent Masiiwa said clean up campaigns is aimed at maintaining clean environment.
“MDC has organised this event but everyone in the community can take part. Environmental stewardship is the responsibility of every citizen in the country. We must maintain a clean environment so as to combat epidemics such as cholera,” he said.