'VP war vets' pan Zanu PF purges

HARARE - War veterans and disaffected Zanu PF youths loyal to embattled Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa have written a strongly-worded letter to President Robert Mugabe, challenging him on the continued expulsion of party officials perceived to be close to the beleaguered VP.

They also sensationally described the nonagenarian’s powerful wife, Grace, as allegedly “the greatest enemy” of the ruling party.

The 14-page letter emerged after a meeting of disaffected Zanu PF members that was held at Club Chambers in Harare on Tuesday night — where attendees provocatively chanted “Pasi neG40 (Down with G40 )”.

Expelled Zicosu leader Tonderai Chidawa, war veterans Batsirai Musona and Danny Musukuma, as well as Collen Machingura of Youth in Farming, Memory Masengu (Youth Against Sanctions), Absalom Mabuse (Youth Service Graduates Association), and Innocent Mhlanga (Children of War Veterans) also defiantly said that they remained members of Zanu PF despite their expulsions.

“It is important to note that the suspended and expelled members are still members of Zanu PF because the decision to suspend them and expel them was not procedural.

“We consider the suspensions and expulsions unprocedural, vindictive, unconstitutional and detrimental to the cause and longevity of the revolutionary party.

“We firmly believe that membership does not derive only from registration but from conviction in the values, principles, policies and objectives upon which the party is founded,” part of the letter to Mugabe reads.

The angry Zanu PF followers also claimed rudely that party national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere, and Grace were “the greatest enemies” of the party.

“It is quite perturbing to note that the national political commissar … Kasukuwere has fingerprints tracing on all fabricated cases. It can therefore be proper to construe that … Kasukuwere is the brains behind the chaos currently savaging the party and he should be called to account.

“It is clear from the aforementioned that the major security threat to the ballot come 2018 general elections cannot to be said to be Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC, Tendai Biti’s PDP, Dumiso Dabengwa’s Zapu, Joice Mujuru’s ZPF, but our own commissar.

“We have also followed the behaviour of the First Lady at her rallies, the platform she has used of late to subject other senior party members, war veterans and even members of the national security service to public censorship.

“We fear that her approach has created divisions in the party and has not set a good example to the country’s youth and the general electorate, whose votes we preciously need come 2018.

“The motive for our mother’s approach is not clear. It is the lack of clarity on the motive behind the inferences which has created mixed reactions hence more structural divisions in the party,” the letter claims further.

The Mnangagwa supporters also came just short of denouncing Mugabe himself, while moving to discredit Zanu PF’s National Disciplinary Committee.

“The level of discipline within the institution has reached alarming levels. First case is the vicious attack and vitriol levelled against … Mnangagwa ... by a very junior member of the party Sarah Mahoka. If party disciplinary procedures were still guided by the constitution and there was fair and just practice …. Mahoka’s conduct should have been immediately abhorred and she should have been brought before the disciplinary committee and dismissed for abusing a whole vice president.

“However, we note that bad precedence was set. The organ has been admitting and deciding fabricated cases which have no evidence at all. The majority of the allegations are hogwash, plain and they lack substantiation.

“We all believe that all these developments are part of a broader regime change scheme aimed at removing … Mugabe from office with …. Mnangagwa being the current prime target,” the letter to Mugabe added.

Comments (12)

these disillusioned youngsters start to condemn Tyson by writing eleventeen page letters after being booted by the very boot they were licking when they formed all those bogus organisations. you waited to be thrown in the rail for you to see how handicapped the system is?! they don't know that they were being used and their tiny hands are equally dirty with the blood money that they are crying for. what manner of organisation is called 'children of wo vets'? is that what zanu call employment when one 'works' for such an org? matsotsi haagerani yamakadya ndiyoyo wadiki!

SaManyika Chaiye - 7 April 2016

"their tiny hands" kkkkk Sort of like D. Trump ! funny in a perverted sort of way

funny - 7 April 2016

just before I saw the receipt that said $7527 , I accept that my mom in-law woz like actualey making money in there spare time from there pretty old laptop. . there aunt had bean doing this for less than twentey months and at present cleared the depts on there appartment and bourt a great new Citroën 2CV . look here....... Clik This Link inYour Browser. ???????? http://www.net-jobs25.com

3hwgxVxH - 7 April 2016

the question is why are they desperate to remain members of zanu pf

truth - 7 April 2016

the little lads saw the laxity in accountability that is in zanu and took the opportunity to make free money by forming bogus affiliate organisations. being unemployed is not easy and the little opportunity one finds, they utilise. so its the clout associated with zanu and its access to unaudited state resources that makes them not want to leave zanu. they cant go anywhere because there are no jobs; even if there are jobs they are not qualified for any meaningful profession. all the amphibians clinging to zanu are so afraid of standing on their own to an extent that they fight each other in trying to exalt rhobhati so that their thievery can be blessed.

SaManyika Chaiye - 7 April 2016

Samanyika n truth r nw connections.truth is out ofzanu now,thanx to samaz uya.kwasara Viola.uko kumakata samaz.mutange ka a adzoka viola

blaz - 7 April 2016

The precedence was set when Joice was humiliated by the youths,young enough to be her grand daughters /sons.Today it had turned like a revenging beast and is consuming those who sat like silent spectators while Mujuru endured humiliation of disproportionate levels, in fact there is nothing new in these shenanigans.Let's hope it had provided a lesson that should guide political practitioners to refrain from undemocratic and unconstitutional conduct.I rest my case.

gen spinola - 7 April 2016

The precedence was set when Joice was humiliated by the youths,young enough to be her grand daughters /sons.Today it had turned like a revenging beast and is consuming those who sat like silent spectators while Mujuru endured humiliation of disproportionate levels, in fact there is nothing new in these shenanigans.Let's hope it had provided a lesson that should guide political practitioners to refrain from undemocratic and unconstitutional conduct.I rest my case.

gen spinola - 7 April 2016

Kana mawarvets ese auya kumusangano then this lacoste is seriouse.there were men n women vakasunga kumeso.im an icecream vendor,zvandaona varume.these men meant business

tobs. - 7 April 2016

@SaManyika Chaiye. Muchirikurangarira mukomana uye wokurova finance parwendo rwake kubva muHarare kuenda kwaMutare ? Finance ndicho chinangwa chavo avo vanozviti maWar Vets. Kana vayipiwa then they are happy to carry out any task Mugabe will tell them to do.

Masamba Akareyo - Tanganda - 8 April 2016

Stupid! Go & join other political parties. Why would uou cling on a party that purges you. You big imbesiles. Your letter is useless & meaningless. After all grace is being f...d by zhuwao,so expect everything you say to fall on deaf ears.

Benito - 8 April 2016

they are but just too ignorant and too evil, they cannot see that their acts are weird and extremely dangerous..... A youth supporting an old man to toil in the fields is too lazy and unacceptable in the society.

Chief Makoni - 8 April 2016

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