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Mugabe saves jobless son-in-law

by Thobekile Zhou
09 Oct 2016 at 08:28hrs | Views
President Robert Mugabe rescued his jobless son-in-law Simba Chikore as he reportedly 'influenced' his appointment as Air Zimbabwe chief operating officer (COO).

Chikore married Mugabe's daughter Bona in 2014.

Student leader Tonderai Dombo claim Chikore's appointment came as an afterthought by Mugabe.

Dombo caused a stir last month after he raised a placard highlighting the high levels of unemployment at a graduation ceremony at the University of Zimbabwe.

In a video circulating on social media, Dombo is recorded saying by highlighting the plight of the unemployed, it dawned on Mugabe that his son-in-law did not have a job.

"I decided to raise a placard to bring the awareness of jobs at the graduation ceremony.

"To my surprise, the president saw it and then realised that even his son-in-law did not have a job and decided to give him a job,".

"Now we are seated here and asking ourselves, did I have to raise a placard for the president to realise that the levels of unemployment have reached his doorstep and that his own son-in-law was not employed".

Source - Byo24News