'Kasukuwere promises lies'

HARARE - The MDC led by Welshman Ncube has described as ridiculous Local Government minister Saviour Kasukuwere pledge to dish out 20 000 stands to youths in Bulawayo saying this is yet another political gimmick by the governing party to dupe youths ahead of the crunch 2018 elections.

Recently, Kasukuwere announced that his ministry will soon roll out 900 hectares of land for the construction of 20 000 housing units for youths in Bulawayo but the opposition party says such a move fails to consider those who have been patiently waiting to have a piece of land to build their own houses.

In a statement, MDC deputy spokesperson Mbuso Siso said it is ironic that a government that is failing to create the 2 million jobs it promised in 2013 now wants to roll out residential stands to youths. “It is clear that these stands will not be allocated to Bulawayo youths but Zanu PF youths only, as has been the party’s tradition of ‘Stands for pals’,” said Siso.

With elections less than two years ago and the economy in intensive care — opposition parties are of the view that Zanu PF is keen on hoodwinking youths again and win elections.

“It is unfortunate that once again youths are being hoodwinked by Zanu PF through promises of stands whose chances of being developed and maintained are unlikely...The mere fact that the majority of youths are unemployed college graduates that itself is ample proof that Kasukuwere is lying through his teeth...

“If Kasukuwere was genuine about the welfare of the youths... he would address the housing backlog and corruption at the BCC (Bulawayo City Council) first before pledging stands.

“...We advise the minister to stop deceiving the youths and push for government to address their real problem which is unemployment. After government creates employment it can then start negotiating with council to allocate stands to the youths...”, he said.

Comments (10)

Truth and Viola ,there is more policies from yo other minister.Natural resourses beind dished out for free.Its policy now which will need again Chinamasa to run to President for intervention.Viola this is from yu,policy to suit critics and factions.Or maybe its ok becoz Truth wuld rather it be like that than a whiteman paying for it.he he he.

OMNI - 14 April 2016

@Viola.the president said warvets invade the last farms and take mines for free,mahara.kasukuwere is giving 2000 youths free land.Zhuwawo wants all banks especially foreign coz of their cash,to give comrades for free,or women s league ,for free.G40 is flying.Lacoste by the time yo ngwena takes over there will be nothing to run.what wth 30 000 warvets wanting free land,1000 000 youths free land,2000 000 women free land.Viola viola viola,my my my.

Big ben - 14 April 2016

They should ask people from Arlington (sp) close to Harare International Airport what happened to their houses after the same Minister dished out stands to them.

JSC - 14 April 2016

Stupid kasukuwere

Benito - 14 April 2016

The silence of viola gwena is confusing

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chastuchus - 15 April 2016

was Kasukuwere addressing people at engutsheni? what a disgrace.

KASUKUMVERE - 15 April 2016

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