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Political flip flopper Believe Gaule walloped in Matebeleland North

03 Jan 2022 at 14:08hrs | Views
Former MDC senator Believe Gaule was walloped by the incumbent Richard Moyo in the recently held ZANU PF provincial elections where they competed for the Matabeleland North Provincial Chairmanship.

Gaule is part of a clique calling itself Team A or the A team in Matabeleland North which allegedly enjoys the support of Sithembiso Nyoni and Jacob Mudenda. Gaule's votes came from  Sithembiso Nyoni's Nkayi North constituency.

The elections in Matebeleland North exposed the strength and popularity of Moyo as a leader and people's chairman. The margins in Matebeleland North between Moyo and his rival Gaule were too wide and decisive.

Matebeleland North has seven administrative districts, Binga, Bubi, Hwange, Nkayi, Lupane, Tsholotsho and Umguza; ten local authorities, 193 wards, Moyo won in 90% of these.

Gaule unleashed a piece of propaganda machinery painting the illusion that he had full control of five administrative districts out of seven. His machinery also claimed that Gaule was the architect of the Tsholotsho declaration a narrative which could not be sustained nor could it be proven or verified.

He is alleged to be an exiled Professor Jonathan Moyo confidante and close ally who built a working relationship with Moyo as early as 2004 during the infamous Tsholotsho declaration at Dinyane. Gaule served Jonathan Moyo as one of his district chairpersons in Tsholotsho. The strategies and ideas of Jonathan Moyo were not enough to land Gaule the chairmanship as he lost to Richard Moyo.

The margins in the results were too wide indicating that Gaule's leadership and team were totally rejected by the people of Matebeleland North. War Veterans, war collaborators, and residents of Matebeleland North have welcomed the preliminary results which favour Richard Moyo while they await Politburo's endorsement of the results.

Source - Thabo Nkiwane
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