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Tshinga Dube has not quit politics

by Staff reporter
13 Sep 2018 at 06:13hrs | Views
Zanu-PF Politburo member Tshinga Dube on Monday vowed to continue working for his Makokoba Constituency even though he lost during the July 30 harmonised elections.

Dube said he will not contest in the 2023 elections to allow someone else to take over from him. He dismissed media reports that he had quit politics.

"I will continue to support my constituency though I am a losing Member of Parliament," said Dube.

"Those people are loyal to me. I am a stockholder and not a stakeholder. I will always be working for the party and it will always deploy me as it sees fit as they have done now.

"I am capable of serving the party now, but I do not think it will be fair to contest in 2023. I do not think my age will allow me. It will need someone stronger to take over."
Dube is the Deputy Secretary for Finance in Zanu-PF. He said he held a meeting over the weekend to thank his constituency for supporting him and the party during the elections.

"On Saturday I had a meeting in my constituency to thank them for supporting the party and my candidacy during the elections because we worked very hard together with them to retain our seat which unfortunately we did not.

"I was thanking them for the effort and as usual I donated some goods. I made it clear that when considering my age, I am not going to stand in Makokoba in the 2023 elections and I have been given a job by the party."

Source - the herald