Former Cabinet Minister, Professor Jonathan Moyo has claimed that President Emmerson Mnangagwa has bribed Zvimba traditional leaders with ten thousand ($10 000) cash each and promises of cars in a bid to influence their decision over the burial of the late former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe.
Posting on Twitter on Tuesday, Moyo who skipped the country’s borders during the army’s Operation Restore Legacy in November 2017 said:
Instead of going to mourn with them, he’s summoning the chiefs of the bereaved to his office to bribe them with $10K cash bundles & promises of cars for the corrupt purpose of getting them to defy Gushungo’s now known declaration to rest next to his mother at his ancestral home!
The meeting was reportedly held on Tuesday at Munhumutapa Building in Harare on Tuesday.
It is believed that the meeting was meant to discuss where the former ZANU PF boss will be buried. The State wants him to be buried at the National Heroes Acre whilst Mugabe’s family members are reportedly keen to have him buried at his rural home in Zvimba.
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