Mataga Elected Bikita RDC Chairperson
Brian Rungano Temba
ZANU-PF Councillor for Ward 31, Thomas Mataga was yesterday elected as Bikita Rural District Council Chair after defeating ZANU-PF councillors Surprise Pembere and Samuel Mazarire.
The outcome came after a council election in which Zanu PF ward 9 councillor Pembere and ward 15 councillor Mazarire contested Mataga for the chairperson post.
The election process was led by the DDC Mr. Bernard Hadzirabwi and he was assisted by Bikita RDC Chief Executive Officer Mr. Peter Chibi.
Councillor Mataga led by 27 votes while Surprise Pembere got 11 votes, and Samuel Mazarire only managed to gunner 3 votes.
Mataga will be deputies by ZANU-PF Councillor for ward 1 Emily Gatawa.