Zanu-PF Mashonaland West aspiring councillors told NewsDay they were asked by party officials to pay an extra $10, while those seeking legislative posts paid $20 to accompany their $100 subscription fees. They also claim they were made to pay $3 for the new electronic membership card and another $60 subscription for the next five years.
When contacted for comment, Mashonaland West provincial treasurer and Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna said he was not aware that Zanu PF staff members were using personal phones to receive money from potential candidates. He added that members were supposed to swipe or pay into our bank account. Nduna called on party members who paid subscription fees for the next five years to submit their receipts for verification.