“That is true (buying machines with land) and we are still waiting for other equipment to arrive so that we can give you full update. We are yet to receive tippers, front-end loaders, excavators, motorbikes, vehicles for middle management and an ambulance. A kombi for councillors and a seven-tonne lorry has since been delivered to council,” he said.
The Hunyani Timberlands land had always been targeted by residents for residential purposes following a 2015 Elmswood land scandal that saw homeseekers losing money to council for stands that were never delivered.
Few years ago, residents invaded the Hunyani land, along Harare-Mutare Highway, but were later evicted by police.
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