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Divided war veterans are Zanu PF bedrock- army

by Staff Reporter
12 Apr 2017 at 05:51hrs | Views
Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga  on Monday said  war veterans are Zanu PF's bedrock and the party will continue to rely on the faction ridden former liberation fighters.

 Last year, a huge section of war veterans  rebelled against the 93 year President Robert Mugabe and openly told him to step down and vowed never to campaign for him in next year's watershed elections.

However, addressing mourners at a funeral parade for national hero Brigadier General James Jotham Murozvi at One Commando Barracks,  Chiwenga said Zanu PF would continue to build itself on the role of the war veterans.

He will be buried today at the National Heroes Acre.

"Your (Brig Gen Murozvi) blood has indeed watered the Zimbabwe Flag as we used to sing during the war of liberation.
 "You have fought your fight.

"Ours is to continue it, pursuing with vigour, our role as the veterans of the liberation struggle, of being the ideological school of the nation, custodians of the revolution and the bedrock upon which our party, Zanu-PF, shall continue to build itself for as long as we survive."

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