In a tweet Kasukuwere said,
Norton ~ we will continue working together and fulfill our promises .
— Hon S Kasukuwere (@Hon_Kasukuwere) October 22, 2016
Zanu PF had promised stands to Norton residents ahead of the by-elections. However Zanu PF Youth leader Kudzai Chipanga had warned Norton residents that they risked losing their stands if they did not vote for Zanu PF. The issuing of stands was labelled by opposition parties as vote buying.