Former Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko is now planning to approach the courts to force the government to release his terminal benefits.
This was revealed by his lawyer Welshman Ncube in an interview with Daily News. This come one and a half years after Mphoko was ousted from Government following Operation Restore Legacy. Mphoko is demanding, for life, a salary equivalent to that of a sitting VP, bodyguards, an office and a government vehicle. Said Ncube:
We haven’t made any progress at all since the last time. What we have to do now is go to court since we are not making any progress in the discussions with regards to his pension. We have been going round in circles and haven’t achieved any progress,
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Phelekezela Mphoko was the vice president of the Republic of Zimbabwe and former secretary of the Zanu-PF party. Mphoko was appointed to this position by Robert Mugabe on 10 December 2014. The other vice president appointed at the same time as him is Emmerson Mnangagwa.... Read More About Phelekezela Mphoko
Operation Restore Legacy is a military operation which triggered the demise of Robert Mugabe who had been the sole leader of Zimbabwe for thirty-seven years since the country attained independence.The operation attracted a lot scrutiny, locally, regionally and Internationally.The Military claimed it was not a... Read More About Operation Restore Legacy
Welshman Ncube is a Zimbabwean lawyer and politician who led a new Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) faction after the split of the initial MDC party in 2005. Read More About Welshman Ncube