ZANU PF supporters in Bindura have reportedly said they will not attend rallies on empty bellies.
A party supporter who spoke to NewsDay on condition that his identity was not revealed said people are busy hustling for food and have no time for rallies:
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Things are very difficult these days so we will be busy hustling to have food on the table, we cannot go to rallies on empty bellies.
Bindura residents recently “snubbed” President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s rally in Bindura before officiating at a graduation ceremony at the Bindura University of Science Education.
Earlier this month, First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa was reportedly left seething with anger after her family fun day at Chipadze Stadium in Bindura was poorly attended.
Mnangagwa allegedly spent nearly two hours ‘interrogating’ Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs minister Monica Mavhunga and ZANU PF Mashonaland Central province chairperson, Kazembe Kazembe.