Under fire, Local Government Minister and Zanu PF commissar Saviour Kasukuwere has been advised to retire to make way for a more mature and principled leader as Zanu PF prepares for next year’s election. The call was made by Central Committee members and legislators as demonstrations were held against Kasukuwere and his brother Dickson Mafios.
Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs Minister Cde Martin Dinha said:
My honest advice is for the two and others in their alleged faction to resign and pave way for a mature and principled national political commissar and provincial chair who will make us win elections to take over.
…You cannot have a national commissar who should be a unifier and mobiliser being at odds with everyone in and outside the party. Factionalism is anti-revolutionary and a negation of the principles of the liberation struggle.
Dickson Mafios is a Zimbabwean politician and member of the Zanu-PF party. He is the Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central provincial chairman. In November 2016, as chairman of his province, ahead of the party's congress in December, he led a controversial resolution proposing to stop the president... Read More About Dickson Mafios
Martin Dinha is a Zimbabwean politician aligned to the ZANU PF party and minister of state for provincial affairs Mashonaland Central. Read More About Martin Dinha
Saviour Kasukuwere is a politician, businessman and farmer. He is the former Minister of Local Government, Rural Development and National Housing and former Zanu- PF national political commissar. Saviour Kasukuwere was expelled from Parliament as the (Mount Darwin South) legislator in November 2017. Read More About Saviour Kasukuwere