Albert Nguluvhe has been listed among people who might be appointed as the second Vice President after Kembo Mohadi resigned recently following reports of sexual scandals with his married aides.
We list below a few things you probably didn’t know about Albert Nguluvhe.
- The former director in the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), Albert Miles Nguluvhe was first elected a Member of Parliament in 2018.
- In 1977, Albert Nguluvhe joined ZIPRA in Zambia. It was then under the command of General Philip Valerio Sibanda, the Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander. He would later hold the position of Detachment Commander under ZIPRA.
- Albert Nguluvhe is a former head of national security and bodyguard of the late Vice-President Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo.
- Nguluvhe was part of a group of 15 people who were selected to undergo specialised military intelligence training in Bulgaria. Soon after completing the training programme in February 1978, he was deployed to the National Security Organisation (NSO) under the command of Zipra’s former intelligence chief Dumiso Dabengwa. In September during the same year, he was redeployed to the-PF-Zapu president Dr Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo’s Close Security Unit. During that time he survived a bomb attack in Lusaka.
- In 1979, Albert Nguluvhe sneaked into then Rhodesia using a fake British passport to make arrangements for the return of the-PF-Zapu leadership. After Independence, Nguluvhe resumed his secondary school studies through correspondence.
- In 1981, he joined the President’s Office, serving as an instructor for 12 years.
- In 2011, he was appointed assistant director of operations. He rose through the ranks to the post of director of national of security until his retirement in February 2018.