Sources who spoke to The Herald said Zanu-PF Politburo unanimously agreed to retain Advocate Jacob Mudenda as the Speaker of the National Assembly, with Tsitsi Gezi seconded to deputise him.
The Politburo nominated Marbel Chinomona as the Senate President and will replace Edna Madzongwe. Chinomona was the deputy Speaker of the Eighth Session of Parliament. Chinomona will be deputised by Retired General Mike Nyambuya. The election of the presiding officers today will be preceded by the swearing-in of legislators who were not available on Wednesday last week.
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The sources told The Herald that Pupurai Togarepi was nominated as Zanu-PF chief whip in the National Assembly. He will be deputised by Obedingwa Mguni, while Tsitsi Muzenda will be deputy chief whip in the Senate. President Mnangagwa proclaimed September 25 as the day for the official opening of the First Session of the Ninth Parliament of Zimbabwe. He is expected to set the legislative agenda for the new session.
Jacob Francis Mudenda is a Zimbabwean politician who is a member of the Zanu-PF party. He is the Speaker of Parliament after the 31st July 2018 elections in which his party, the Zimbabwe African National Union Patriotic Front (ZANU PF), led by Emmerson Mnangagwa, is... Read More About Jacob Mudenda
Obedingwa Mguni is a Zimbabwean politician who hails from the ZANU-PF party. He was elected into parliament in July 2013 to represent the Mangwe Constituency. Read More About Obedingwa Mguni
Pupurai Togarepi is a Zimbabwean politician and the former Secretary for Youth Affairs in the Zanu-PF party. He is the ZANU PF Chief Whip in Parliament. In December 2017 he replaced Kudzai Chipanga as the youth league boss and he was suspended during a politburo... Read More About Pupurai Togarepi