Zanu-PF land baron should be expelled from Parly for land fraud says Maridadi

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Mabvuku Tafara legislator James Maridadi has called for the expulsion from Parliament of Zanu-PF legislator Christopher Chigumba for land fraud. Last month Chigumba was exposed as one of the Chitungwiza land barons in a report by a committee chaired by Zanu PF legislator Irene Zindi.

Addressing the National Assembly on Tuesday, Maridadi said

The Portfolio Committee on Local Government, Public Works and National Housing tabled a report which we received in this House.

We normally say that the Executive is not implementing the recommendations of Parliament but as a House, we are not implementing our recommendations.

The Portfolio Committee said it point blank that honourable Chigumba is a land baron in Chitungwiza. So, as Parliament, what are you going to do because one of us is a land baron? Land barons are causing a lot of problems. Are we going to chase the honourable member from this House?

Deputy Speaker of the house Mabel Chinomona responded by saying that Parliament would follow procedures first.

More: New Zimbabwe


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