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Jonathan Moyo angry over collapsing farm video

by Mandla Ndlovu
20 Feb 2019 at 09:55hrs | Views
Exiled former Cabinet Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has expressed his anger over a video that was taken by unknown people at his farm who alleged that the Professor is neglecting the land which he benefitted from the land reform program.

Moyo claims that the videographers used a false identity to enter into his farm and misrepresented facts for their own agendas.

"Four junta agents trespassed into our Mazowe family farm on Monday to make mischief using the name of ZBC to assess progress and challenges of farmers in the area," Moyo said.

"While trespassing, the junta agents illegally videod paddocks to give a false impression of under- or non-utilisation of the farm. Apart from cropping and poultry the 600ha farm mainly has cattle ranching yet no cattle were videod. Also, no worker claimed to have been unpaid."

Prof Moyo says the said farm was purchased from the government using a loan from a local bank, He further accused the Zimbabwe Defense Forces of taking over his home and blocking his bank account.

"My family owns the farm. We paid the government for it in full in 2002 from a CBZ loan. It's our family investment. On 15 November 2017, the same army, that killed my father, attacked, looted and occupied our home and caused us to desert it before blocking my bank accounts. Now it's our farm!"

Moyo is reportedly holed up in Kenya after fleeing a bloody military coup that ended 37 years of Robert Mugabe's rule.  

Source - Byo24News