Harare (SH)-The Zimbabwe Government has come under fire after it emerged that it spent thousands of Dollars on importing judges wigs from the UK with critics lambasting the purchase as colonial hung up and a wast of money.
The Zimbabwe independent new paper reported that the country,s judiciary service commission placed an order for 64 horse-hair wigs from Stanley ley legal outfitters in London at cost of $2.428 (Ksh.244..542) each and totaling $155,000 (KSH.15Million)
Wigs from the outfitter range in price from $599 (Ksh.60000) for a stander barrister,s wig to $23.65(Ksh.238.842) for judges ceremonial wigs.Zimbawe,s President Emmerson Mnangagwa lift shakes hand the Country,s Chief Justice Luke Malaba.photo by CNN.
Stanley Ginsburg. the owner of stanley ly confirmed to CNN that his company sold out wigs to Zimbawe. but he said actual number wigs ordered was “no way near the number” quoted by the Zimbawe independent.
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