Independent legislator for Norton, Temba Mliswa has called for an investigation into claims that Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa was poisoned on Friday at a Youth Interface Rally in Gwanda. Mnangagwa has since been airlifted to South Africa where he is reported to be stable.
Speaking to online publication, New Zimbabwe, Mliswa said:
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It is sad that VP Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is not here with us. I am sure he would have been happy to be with us here today as he is one of the surviving liberation fighters.
What happened in Matabeleland South is something that I am not privy to and it should be investigated to get to the bottom of the issue. I have not spoken to him myself, but it is just what I have been reading.
Like I said, there has to be an investigation into what really happened. He is an Honourable VP and head of government in Parliament. We want to know, as parliamentarians, if there was foul play. There should be answers.
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