Politics

ED’s unsympathetic mood, applies hash judgements on corrupt ministers

Senior Reporter

In terms of Section 104, subsection (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe the President may exercise his power to remove any minister from the government.

Since inception of the Second Republic President Emerson Mnangagwa dismissed some of his cabinet ministers, citing disorderly conduct.

On Tuesday evening, Ministry of Information, Publicity announced the immediate dismal of Health Minister, Obediah Moyo.

The Press Statement reads:

“Please be advised that his Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Cde E D Mnangagwa has in terms of Section 104, subsection (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe has removed Dr Obediah Moyo from the Office of Cabinet Minister with immediate effect for conduct inappropriate for a Government Minister.”

A series of events that took place during the ongoing Lockdown Period unearthed malpractices and higher levels of corruption by some government officials.

This pertains to procurement and disbursement of COVID-19 funds.

The dismissal of Prisca Mupfumira last year another Cabinet Minister, gripped the nation after the axed Minister was caught up at the helm of NASSA scandal.

The term ‘inappropriate conduct’ may have applied well to the axed Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Dr Energy Mutodi. He was caught offside for his unpopular tweets on social media.

on corrupt ministers

Senior Reporter

In terms of Section 104, subsection (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe the President may exercise his power to remove any minister from the government.

Since inception of the Second Republic President Emerson Mnangagwa dismissed some of his cabinet ministers, citing disorderly conduct.

On Tuesday evening, Ministry of Information, Publicity announced the immediate dismal of Health Minister, Obediah Moyo.

The Press Statement reads:

“Please be advised that his Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Cde E D Mnangagwa has in terms of Section 104, subsection (1) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe has removed Dr Obediah Moyo from the Office of Cabinet Minister with immediate effect for conduct inappropriate for a Government Minister.”

A series of events that took place during the ongoing Lockdown Period unearthed malpractices and higher levels of corruption by some government officials.

This pertains to procurement and disbursement of COVID-19 funds.

The dismissal of Prisca Mupfumira last year another Cabinet Minister, gripped the nation after the axed Minister was caught up at the helm of NASSA scandal.

The term ‘inappropriate conduct’ may have applied well to the axed Deputy Minister of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services, Dr Energy Mutodi. He was caught offside for his unpopular tweets on social media.

Tendai Guvamombe