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Mnangagwa announces ZDF commander as an ex officio member of the Zanu-PF Politburo

by Staff reporter
28 Oct 2023 at 15:31hrs | Views
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Phillip Valerio Sibanda to the Zanu-PF politburo.

Closing the party conference in Gweru today, Mnangagwa said Sibanda would be an ex officio member (appointed as a result of one's status or position)

Said Mnangagwa, "Comrade Delegates;

"The amended 2023 Party Constitution gives impetus, urgency and renewed focus to the socio-economic and political realities of our country towards lifting many out of poverty and into prosperity. During the course of the year, we lost one of our Party stalwarts, Cde Joshua Teke Malinga who was the Secretary for People with Disabilities.

"To fill the vacancy, I am appointing, Cde Rose Mpofu of Matabeleland South Province as a Politburo Member and the new Secretary for People with Disabilities.

"Additionally, "Cde Gwenzi", General, Phillip Valerio Sibanda, as an Ex Officio Member of the Politburo."

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Source - online