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Grain Millers bullied by ZANU PF MP

by Mandla Ndlovu
25 Feb 2020 at 10:50hrs | Views
In an unprecedented move in legal circles, the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture Mayor Justice Wadyajena on Tuesday refused Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe Chaiman Tafadzwa Musarara right to a legal counsel during the committee's proceedings.

The Wadyajena-led  Committee made GMAZ members swear to speak under oath which means that their statements are legally binding and have legal.

Wadyajena through the Clerk of Parliament had refused to have the Chairperson recuse himself after GMAZ lawyers  wrote a letter saying he was an interested part.  

During the inquiry, Wadyajena  bragged that the Clerk of Parliament was happy with his conduct therefore he refused to recuse himself from the committee

Wadyajena further reprimanded GMAZ members  from sending correspondence to the clerk of Parliament and the Speaker ordering  that all correspondence must be sent directly to him.

Parliamentary  rules dictate that all correspondence to Parliament are directed to the Clerk of Parliament who then distributes to various committee clerks and relevant personnel.

Speaking to this reporter, Southern Stars Foundation Director Ndodana Moyo said, "Justice Wadyajena is really turning Parliament into his private property and abusing his personal relationship with the Clerk of Parliament and this Committee is degenerating into a witch hunting platform that now specialises in semantics defining Loan and Advancement and looking for such words in contracts and documents."

Source - Byo24News