In a landmark development that is set to enhance the construction of infrastructure at Midlands State University, the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Professor Victor Ngonidzashe Muzvidziwa officially commissioned a consignment of construction equipment, at the University’s Graduate School of Business Leadership, Faculty of Law and Faculty of Commerce campus.
Speaking while commissioning equipment purchased under Sodew Investments, Professor Muzvidziwa said, the equipment consisting of an excavator and a bulldozer was acquired as part of efforts by the University to provided requisite infrastructure, while at the same time generating third stream income for the University.
‘We hope that this investment will significantly reduce infrastructural development costs as we strive to provide world class facilities’, he said.
Also speaking at the same occasion, Sodew Investments (Private Limited), Managing Director, Mr Tendai Chigwaza, said the construction equipment will go a long way in the construction of infrastructure at the University’s various campuses.
‘The equipment has come at a time when the University is still expanding and construction of infrastructure is a priority. We need to clear land for several University construction projects and this equipment will help to get the job done’, he said.
Sodew Investments (Private Limited) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Midlands State University and has interests in Agriculture, Textiles, FMCG, Petroleum, Construction and Printing.
Among those who witnessed the commissioning ceremony held on the 11th of September 2017 were, the Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Academic Professor D Z Moyo, the Registrar, Mr E Mupfiga, the Bursar, Mr A Zvadasara as well as various officials from Sodew Investments.