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
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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.
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