Defence and War Veterans Affairs Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri is leading the SADC Elections Observer Mission (SEOM) to Mozambique’s general elections set to be held on the 15th of October this year.
This was revealed by Shepherd Gwenzi, the spokesperson in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He said:
The Republic of Zimbabwe, as Sadc Chair on the Organ of Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation will lead the Sadc Elections Observer Mission to the presidential, provincial and legislative elections to be held on October 15, 2019, in Mozambique.
As mandated by His Excellency, President Mnangagwa, the Chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation, Minister Muchinguri-Kashiri, the Minister of Defence and War Veterans Affairs will lead the SEOM to the Republic of Mozambique from the period running from 2-22 October 2019.
A Zimbabwean team is leading the SEOM following President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s appointment to the role of chairman of the SADC Organ on Politics, Defence and Security Cooperation (OPDSC).
Muchinguri-Kashiri is being deputised by Zanu-PF secretary for Information and Publicity Simon Khaya Moyo.