War veterans have come out in support of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa and accused President Mugabe of rewriting history after he claimed that the there was bad blood between Mnangagwa and the late Vice President Simon Muzenda. Speaking at the National Heroes Acre Mugabe claimed that Muzenda had been chased away from Midlands by Mnangagwa and his team.
However, Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) secretary-general, and avowed supporter of Mnangagwa, Victor Matemadanda, said:
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Everyone will remember that the same Mugabe once addressed people saying, he was not happy that Muzenda had decided to go to his home province in his last days. Why would he want to put everything bad on Mnangagwa?
Mr President, ED is a comrade I know better than you. He fought in the war as a trained soldier. He has served you, not me, bravely, consistently and persistently. Why should he be treated worse than the two disasters in your Cabinet.
Attention will never be swayed from the current mess that the economy is in; high levels of corruption and interference in the administration of justice by pronouncing verdicts that should come from courts at political rallies. The people of Masvingo, Midlands and indeed all other provinces of Zimbabwe will never stoop so low as to be divided easily.
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