In an interview with NewZimbabwe.com on Thursday, MDC-T spokesperson, Obert Gutu, criticised President Emmerson Mnangagwa for giving Robert Mugabe what he said is an obscene retirement package. Gutu argued that Mugabe should not have been given any benefit because he “looted” national resources during his 37 year rule.
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Mugabe’s exit package is actually obscene; how can an impoverished country like Zimbabwe grant such a hefty package to the former dictator, Robert Mugabe? This is all about placating Mugabe and it’s not about protecting the interests of the majority of Zimbabweans. The feeding trough has been extended to Mugabe even in his forced retirement and to think Mugabe looted the country’s resources and externalised billions of United States dollars.
The MDC-T national spokesperson said Mnangagwa wanted the same treatment to be accorded to him after his retirement.
Obert Chaurura Gutu is a Zimbabwean lawyer, politician and a former member of MDC-T where he was the party's vice president. He was vice to party president Thokozani Khupe. Gutu resigned from the party on 18 January 2020 for what he said were "personal and... Read More About Obert Gutu
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.8% ,hence he was duly elected to be the president... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa
Robert Mugabe was a politician and the former President of Zimbabwe. He was the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe from 1987 to November 2017. Prior to this, he was the Prime Minister of Zimbabwe since the attainment of independence in 1980. Mugabe resigned from... Read More About Robert Mugabe