Gweru City Council ward 4 councilor Martin Chivhoko was elected City Mayor on September 22, 2023 after winning uncontested.
Chivhoko be deputized by Ward 9 councilor Nyaradzo Madzikura who also won the post uncontested.
Speaking after taking oath of office, Chivhoko called for unity of purpose among councilors and management for the betterment of the city and urged councilors to attend all meetings
“Councilors must ensure that they attend monthly council and committee meetings, contribute effectively and ensure that meetings are conducted harmoniously. I would like to urge council management and councilors to work together to develop the city of Gweru,” said Chivhoko.
The election was held at Gweru City Council chambers and was presided over by Acting Gweru District Development Coordinator Tarisai Mudadigwa who also implored councilors and management to work together.
“I urge you to work together as a team for the benefit of your city. I implore you to avoid factions or camps among yourselves as this is detrimental to the efficient conduct of your city affairs,” said Mudadigwa.