Speaking at the installation of Chief Mangwende in Murehwa, President of the Chiefs Council Chief Fortune Charumbira said traditional leaders are not politicians but they always intervene in political matters when national interests are threatened.
Charumbira has been criticised for supporting Zanu-PF in violation of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Said Charumbira:
We are chiefs who are custodians of land and culture. We are not politicians. But we always intervene in political matters when national interests are threatened. Our duties are purely non-political.
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