Masvingo- Flea market operators have accused commuter bus operators for causing commotion and congestion, following the council’s decision to use the Leopold Takawira Avenue as the loading bay for commuter bus operators.
The outcry came following the shifting of the loading bay from Benjamin Vurombo to Leopold Takawira Ave between Victoria Hotel and the Flee market.
In an interview with one of the residents who owns a flea market Tawanda Munjanganja said kombi drivers are causing commotion.
New loading bay for kombis
“We have been operating in peace here, before these guys (kombi drivers) joined us, besides congestion they always leave this place dirty, takutotya zvirwere (we are now afraid of diseases) said Munjanganja.
Responding to the allegations, Justice Zhou a kombi driver said flea market owners were raising unnecessary alarm. He also thanked the city council for giving them operational space.
The Masvingo city mayor Hubert Fidze could not be reached for a comment.Local