Buhera South legislator has added his voice to those slamming Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) spokesperson Douglas Mahiya for his comments. Mahiya had said that they were going to remove President Robert Mugabe if he continued shielding Savior Kasukuwere. However, Chinotimaba echoed remarks by Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Constantino Chiwenga and described Mahiya as a nonentity. He also added that war veterans would unconditionally support President Mugabe
I want to support what was said by the Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Constantino Guveya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga on Mahiya,
Who is Mahiya to denigrate our patron President Mugabe? I am an elder in the ZNLWVA and I want to make it very clear that as war veterans, we are fully behind President Mugabe.
We are not party to what was said by Mahiya. He was not representing war veterans. We are the war veterans. In any case, he was expelled from the party and if he wants to join politics, he should simply do that and not pretend to hide behind the banner of war veterans.
Some of us as war veterans, we have constituencies that we represent, but Mahiya was defeated in Harare, so he should not lie to himself and think that he has a following.
…We will stand by our President, whether he is old or not,