In a speech read on his behalf by the Chief Internal Auditor in the Ministry of Energy and Power Development, Mrs Patricia Sikipa, at the anti-corruption conference which started in Victoria Falls yesterday, Energy and Power Development Minister Simon Khaya Moyo urged the public to support President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s fight against corruption by reporting any cases of corruption.
Khaya Moyo said the Mnangagwa administration is seized with putting an end to corruption as evidenced by the number of cases before the courts. Said Khaya Moyo:
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The tone from the executive has changed and high profile cases are being referred to the courts since the new government took charge. The courts are now more seized with hearing various corruption cases and this number has never been reached before. A number of public officers have been suspended. It is yet to be seen how the current cases before the courts will be finalised but for swift prosecution to take place as pronounced by President Mnangagwa, efforts on the same by the legislature and judiciary need to be complemented by the public. The fight begins with you dealing with corruption by preventing, detecting and reporting it and providing evidence in courts. At the moment that is where we require significant improvement as perpetrators are now being arraigned before the courts and convictions have been rare and current ones are still to be heard.
Simon Khaya Moyo is a politician and spokesperson of Zanu-PF and the former Minister of Energy and Power Development. He is a former ambassador of Zimbabwe to South Africa. Read More About Simon Khaya Moyo
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