Former cabinet minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has mocked President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s intention to formally recognize the leader of the opposition, saying the model adopted from the commonwealth is anchored on the supremacy of parliament which is different from Zimbabwe where the constitution reigns supreme.
Moyo threw the Jibe in response to President Mnangagwa’s utterances United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to the effect that he intends to formally recognise Nelson Chamisa based on the commonwealth parliamentary model.
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Heavens know what he had in mind but a Commonwealth parliamentary democracy is one where Parliament, not the Constitution, is supreme and where the head of government is a Prime Minister.In a phrase, it’s a British colonial relic.