Savious Kasukuwere BULAWAYO — Resident associations across the country have welcomed a government ban on workshops convened by councils in areas outside their jurisdiction, saying the move was “long overdue”. The ban came into effect last week and was communicated to all local authorities in a circular entitled: Financial Prudence, from Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister, Saviour Kasukuwere who said most local authorities were extravagant on seminars while service delivery in their areas of jurisdiction had deteriorated. Under the new measures no out of pocket allowances are to be given for events held within council areas. In addition, Kasukuwere said it also appeared that local authorities were abusing council funds to indirectly enrich…