I’m wearing the right jacket: Tshinga Dube 

Source: I’m wearing the right jacket: Tshinga Dube – DailyNews Live

Jeffrey Muvundusi      18 June 2018

BULAWAYO – While the people of Makokoba constituency agree that the
incumbent Zanu PF legislator Tshinga Dube has done well, there are others
who think he is wearing the wrong political jacket.

Bulawayo has always been an opposition MDC stronghold hence no space for
the ruling Zanu PF and Dube won the seat after years of failing.

“There are some people who will always say we like you but we don’t like
your jacket you wear,” Dube said.

“That’s not fair because if I do something for the constituency it’s for
everybody. I don’t look at their political affiliation. I look at the
people of Makokoba as a whole. While we are Zanu PF we are working for
everybody in the constituency. I don’t think it’s a good argument, what
jacket are people talking about, the jacket has no mouth,” Dube said.

The former War Veterans minister said his strength was that his heart has
always been with the people and has a convincing track record on what he
has done for his constituency.

“I work with the people of Makokoba very closely, the advantage is that we
have is that we never abandon them, never ever, unlike other MPs when they
win they believe that their interest is in going to Harare and in

“But I have spent lots of weekends with them here doing some projects that
help them in education sector I have. No one doesn’t know that we have
over 30 000 tonnes of text books donated to all the schools in the

“As for the old people we look after them we give them blankets and food
among other things. I have done health expos and they have proved to be
very effective in terms of attending to most of our sick people. I have
hired doctors and nurses for them. I have looked for our youths sponsored
their various sports in many ways.”