Zimbabwe government has suspended plans for ministers to buy luxury vehicles as the country continues to deal with a cholera outbreak that has killed more than 30 people, newly appointed Finance and Economic Development minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has revealed.
Last week, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube was criticised after he launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to deal with the health crisis.
General public has accused the Zimbabwe government of having misused public money on unnecessary expenditure.
“With the $15.7m (£11.9m) that the government has pledged towards the outbreak of cholera, we suspended things like purchase of vehicles for ministers and members of parliament to make sure that we deal with this out break immediately,”
Zimbabwe Cabinet ministers are entitled to a Mercedes-Benz sedan, Range Rover or Toyota Land Cruisers
Deputy ministers and legislators can purchase slightly less flashy cars and the total vehicle budget amounts to $20m
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