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A special Zanu-PF Central Committee meeting is currently underway in Harare to recall the revolutionary party’s First Secretary Cde Robert Mugabe from his position.The meeting is being chaired by Cde Obert Mpofu who is Zanu-PF’s Secretary for Finance. Cde Mpofu is the most senior member present according to the party hierarchy.
Cde Mpofu said President Mugabe’s wife Dr Amai Grace Mugabe and her close associates had taken advantage of the First Secretary’s frailty due to his advanced age to usurp his powers and to loot the country’s resources.
Meanwhile Journalists stormed the meeting for a briefing after hearing celebratory ululations from the auditorium. Indications are that the Central Committee is going to recall President Mugabe as the party‘s First Secretary while reinstating former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the Second Secretary.
Secretary for legal affairs Cde Patrick Chinamasa now addressing:
Cde Chinamasa says the Zanu-PF Central Committee considered several issues affecting the party and government and also applauded the Zimbabwe Defence Forces for their intervention. The removal and expulsion of Cde Mnangagwa has also been nullified.
Suspensions and expulsion of party members were also nullified while all central committee members who were suspended in 2014 were reinstated.
It has also been resolved to recall Cde Mugabe as the First Secretary and President of Zanu PF . Cde Mugabe, it was also resolved, should resign as Government President by midday tomorrow failure of which Chief Whip will move an impeachment motion in Parliament.
VP Mphoko has also been recalled for divisive behaviour.
Meanwhile President Mugabe this afternoon met with the Generals at State House. Below are the pictures from the meeting.
– by Tendai Mugabe
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