in an interview with The Chronicle, Zanu-PF candidate for Makokoba Constituency Retired Colonel Tshinga Dube said there are people who are out to tarnish his name by printing flyers alleging that he is contesting as a Zapu candidate in the same constituency.
Dube said that he knows the people responsible for printing the flyers and will only release their names after verification. He said the Dumiso Dabengwa led Zapu is not responsible for the flyers. Said Dube:
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There are many flyers that have been distributed in Makokoba constituency to the effect that I’m contesting on a Zapu card. I want to reaffirm that these are the works of unscrupulous people who want to confuse the electorate. I’m still a Zanu-PF candidate. We have our suspects, but we can’t mention them before verifying their names. But we doubt that it could be Zapu members who may have done that.
Zapu spokesperson Mr Iphithule Maphosa said Zapu had nothing to do with them and their contents did not contain their message.
Tshinga Judge Dube is a Zimbabwean politician, retired colonel in the Zimbabwe National Army, member of parliament for Makokoba. He is a member of ZANU-PF and was appointed Minister of Welfare Services for War Veterans, War Collaborators and Former Political Detainees in March 2016 after... Read More About Tshinga Dube
Dumiso Dabengwa was a politician and the president of ZAPU. He was also a member of Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (Zanu-PF) officially until 2008 when he left to revive ZAPU political party. In 2018, Dumiso formed the Dumiso Dabengwa Foundation. Between 2018 and 2019... Read More About Dumiso Dabengwa
The Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) is the oldest liberation war party formed in 1961 to oust the Ian Smith regime. Led by son of the soil, Joshua Nkomo, the movement announced guerilla war in 1966 after the party had sent some militants abroad for... Read More About ZAPU