Mutoko Rural District Council (RDC) has teamed up with ZINARA and the District Development Fund (DDF) in a road and bridge rehabilitation programme covering roads and bridges in the district.

The road and bridge rehabilitation programme covers roads at Mutoko Centre, communal and farming areas.

So far the first phase of the programme has covered the Oliver Newton road at Mutoko Centre and the Mutoko Hospital road.

Mashonaland East Minister of State for Provincial Affairs Cde David Musabayana who toured the project said he was impressed by the roads rehabilitation progress by the local authority.

The local authority has also rehabilitated the Gumbure-Mutambwe bridge which links Tabudirira farming area and Gumbure-Mutambwe.

The project which was officially opened by Cde Musabayana was completed at a cost of $35 000.