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'Mugabe told me to register everyone into Zanu-PF'

by Stephen Jakes
14 Sep 2017 at 06:53hrs | Views
A Zanu PF activist who went around in Mudzi registering people into the party, allegedly forced people to comply saying he was directed by President Robert Mugabe to do so.

Zimbabwe Peace Project reported that Zanu PF chairperson Fanuel Makamure intimidated and threatened people during Heroes' Day commemorations on 14 August.

"It is alleged that Makamure ordered all Zanu PF supporters to be registered in a counter book providing their personal details. Makamure told the gathering that he had been authorised by President Robert Mugabe to carry out the exercise. He told the gathered people that the counter book would be used in the elections next year. He went on to intimidate people that if their names did not appear in the Zanu PF register they would be at risk. He forced people to register and to promise to vote for Zanu PF in the 2018 elections," said ZPP.

ZPP also said ball games were held on Heroes Day under the theme, Ziyambi Ziyambi Heroes soccer and netball finals.

"The ball games were sponsored by aspiring Zvimba West Zanu PF Member of Parliament Ziyambi Ziyambi. A crowd of about 600 people attended the event and this included villagers, school children and Zanu PF youths," said ZPP.

"T-shirts with Ziyambi Ziyambi and President Robert Mugabe images were given to the spectators. Patrick Kamba and Levi Bwanya were not given T-shirts on allegations that they support Dinha who is vying for the same post in the 2018 elections."

ZPP said the group that was denied T-shirts is alleged to have demanded to know why they had not been given tshirts and they accused the sponsors of dividing Zanu PF youths.



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