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WATCH: Chaos rocks parliament as Advocate Uriri is barred from representing client

by Mandla Ndlovu
21 May 2020 at 12:25hrs | Views
There was drama at the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture hearing into the US$27 million wheat facility after a heated exchange erupted between Committee Chairperson Justice Mayor Wadyajena and Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe Boss Tafadzwa Musarara after the later was denied  Musarara a right to legal representation.

Musarara who was appearing in front of the Committee was in the company of his lawyer Advocate Lewis Uriri after the clerk of parliament wrote a letter granting him the right to exercise his constitutional right to legal representation.

Justice Wadyajena, after consultation, then excused Musarara from the committee on the basis that there was a high court application on the matter before Parliament.

Wadyajena told the attendees that his committee would go on to finalise their report without oral evidence.

Nicholas Ncube a political analyst who is close to the happenings said Parliament should not be weaponised in settling personal political scores as it should uphold and defend constitutionalism at all costs.

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Source - Byo24News

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