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    New Beitbridge CEO promises more irrigation schemes


    BEITBRIDGE - Peter Moyo the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Beitbridge Rural District Council (BRDC) says his emphasis in the drought-prone district will be to build more irrigation schemes.
    Moyo told The Mirror in an interview that fighting droughts will be his main focus.
    "Beitbridge is located in region five and receives very little rains. For instant, we are likely to lose quite a number of livestock if we do not receive rains in the next 10-15 days.
    "I am however looking forward to tirelessly working with each and every BRDC stakeholder in agriculture, health and education service delivery," he said.
    Moyo who has since started as CEO was born in 1968 at Madali Primary School, located in Beitbridge West.
    Moyo did grade one to five at Madali and grade six to seven at Hunga Primary School in Beitbridge.
    He did his secondary education at Vhembe High School then completed his form four at Tongwe High School in Beitbridge.
    Between 1988 and 1990, he joined the Ministry of Education Sports and Culture and taught at Matshila Shokwe Primary in Beitbridge Rural.
    From 1991 to 1994, the now CEO trained as a primary school teacher at Gwanda ZINTEC College.
    Moyo was deployed at Matshiloni Primary which is in Beitbridge East where he served from 1995 till 1998.
    He furthered his education with the Zimbabwe Open University in 1998 up to 2001 where he got a BED in Administration.
    He also holds an IPMZ qualification which he earned in 1998.
    His career got him moving throughout the southern part of Zimbabwe as he served at Chamunanga Primary from 1999 to 2000.
    In 2001 and 2002, Moyo taught at Beitbridge Mission Primary School before he joined the Better Schools Programme in Zimbabwe in 2003 till 2006.
    In 2006, he joined the Ministry of Public works and worked in the administration office in 2006.
    In 2008, Moyo was promoted as the senior administration officer, then the principal administration officer in 2010 up to 2014.
    In April 2015, the now CEO was promoted to District Administrator for Umzingwane district in Matebeleland South.
    As if that was not enough, Moyo found himself working as the acting Provincial Administrator for Gwanda in April 2016; where he served till the 14th of October, the day he reported for duty at Beitbridge Rural District office working as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
    Moyo is a Methodist church member, married to Joyce Moyo who also happens to be a teacher at Beitbridge Government Primary School.
    "My wife has been a teacher from the year 1998 where she taught at Dulivhadzimu Primary school up to 2005.
    "She then transferred to Beitbridge Government School where she taught from 2006 up to date," said Moyo.
    The two are blessed with two children.local news
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