War veterans back Mutsvangwa, dismiss Nyaruwata and Mlala

On Monday, war veterans’ leaders from Bulawayo, Matabeleland South and North met in Bulawayo and resolved to support the Christopher Mutsvangwa-led Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans’ Association (ZNLWVA) executive.

ZNLWVA Bulawayo provincial chairman Cephas Ncube said that war veterans will hold an elective congress in 2019 as opposed by Zanu-PF to hold one soon. Said Ncube:

The ZNLWVA has a leadership that was elected in Masvingo. We elected Mutsvangwa to lead the association until the next congress, and it will remain just like that until 2019 when we hold our elective congress.

Ncube called the Patrick Nyaruwata and George Mlala led ZNLWVA as bogus and an offshoot of the G40 faction. Said Ncube:

That is a bogus association fronted by some crooks in the G40 . . . Also, anyone who does not have a ZNLWVA membership card must just shut up and not talk about the goings-on in the association. We have an executive and we are standing by it until the next congress in 2019. We have also instructed our district chairpersons not to tolerate any attempts to use our structures to front G40 shenanigans, and also this bogus war veteran’s structure.

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Christopher Mutsvangwa, commonly referred to as just Chris Mutsvangwa is a Zimbabwean politician, and special advisor to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mutsvangwa is businessman .In December 2017 he was appointed as the Secretary for Science and Technology in Zanu-PF. Mutsvangwa contested in the 2018 harmonized elections... Read More About Christopher Mutsvangwa

The Zanu-PF Generation 40, or G40 for short, was a group of Zanu-PF politicians that was believed to be working against the possibility of Emmerson Mnangagwa (Lacoste Faction) succeeding former president Robert Mugabe as president of Zimbabwe. Tentative evidence indicates that the group at one... Read More About G40 Faction

Matabeleland is a region which covers a considerable part of the south western plateau of Zimbabwe. The area is predominantly home to the Ndebele speaking Zimbabwean societies. Read More About Matabeleland

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