Simon Chabuka

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In July 2018, Simon Chabuka was elected to Ward 12 Mutare Municipality, for MDC-Alliance, with 3489 votes.

Personal Details

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School / Education

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Service / Career

2018 – elected to Ward 12 Mutare Municipality with 3489 votes, beating Shepard Jojo of Zanu-PF with 2272 votes, Brian Magwere Takudzwa of MDC-Alliance with 824 votes, Carlos Chisuko of UDA with 89 votes, Norva Manase of PRC with 53 votes, Admore Garikai Nyatoti of ZIPP with 36 votes and Maria Mabika of ZDU with 28 votes.. [1]

Events

In July 2022, Mutare City Council Mayor councillor Simon Chabuka and 11 other councillors appeared in court on Thursday on allegations of fleecing the local authority of nearly $13 million in travel and subsistence allowances. It was reported that reports that Mayor Chabuka appeared at Mutare Magistrates Court charged with criminal abuse of office. Others accused of the same charge are councillors Farai Mabiza, Elizabeth Tsoro, Zwenyika Misi, Daniel Saunyama, Blessing Tandi, Tsitsi Ziweya, Norman Nyanhanda, Exavior Upare, Sakai Cathrine, Thomas Nyamupangedenga and Calvin Matsiya. [2]

Further Reading

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  1. [Election Notice, Electoral Act, Chap 2:13, Local Authority Elections 30 July 2018: Results of Poll], The Herald & Chronicle, Published: 30 August 2018
  2. Mutare Mayor In Court Over Alleged Criminal Abuse Of Office, Pindula, Published: 14 July 2022, Retrieved: 15 July 2022
  3. 2018 Harmonised Elections Results, Zimbabwe Electoral Commission, Published: 6 August 2018, Retrieved: 6 May 2020