GCC needs P1.1 billion to fix roads

Driving in Gaborone a nightmare especially during the rainy season
Driving in Gaborone a nightmare especially during the rainy season

Gaborone City Council (GCC) says it needs a total of P1.1 billion to fix potholes, streetlights and to reconstruct some of the roads in the capital.

Addressing a full council meeting yesterday, GCC mayor Kagiso Thutlwe said   they have an approved budget of P321,106,430 for 2015/16 and to date they had spent 54,859,482 of it.

He said they anticipate that by the end of June 2015 the council would have spent 25% of the budget.

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