Chiyangwa nom­i­nated for Cen­tral Com­mit­tee

The Herald (Zimbabwe) - - Mashonaland Central & West News - Bless­ings Chi­dakwa and John Mur­wira

ZANU-PF Makonde District in Mashona­land West Prov­ince has nom­i­nated its Cen­tral Com­mit­tee mem­bers in a peace­ful process.

The district nom­i­nated busi­ness mogul Dr Philip Chiyangwa, Dr Dou­glas Mombeshora and Cde Phineas Makumbe.

The trio was elected to rep­re­sent Chin­hoyi, Mhangura and Makonde con­stituen­cies re­spec­tively.

Dr Chiyangwa re­tained the Cen­tral Com­mit­tee mem­ber po­si­tion in ab­sen­tia, as he won re­sound­ingly af­ter hav­ing gar­nered all the 42 votes against Cde Stella Muchenje, who got zero de­spite be­ing nom­i­nated as a con­tes­tant.

Cde Mombeshora was re-elected un­op­posed af­ter all the 78 chair­per­sons from the three main wings in Mhangura con­stituency en­dorsed him as a Cen­tral Com­mit­tee mem­ber.

Speak­ing dur­ing the Chin­hoyi con­stituency elec­tions for Cen­tral Com­mit­tee po­si­tions, Coun­cil­lor Charles Mtisi said elec­tions to choose a pro­vin­cial rep­re­sen­ta­tive in the women’s quota are set for to­day, where Cde Prisca Mup­fu­mira was nom­i­nated un­op­posed to stand for Chin­hoyi con­stituency and she will bat­tle it out with two other can­di­dates from Mhangura and Makonde con­stituen­cies.

ZANU-PF sec­re­tary for se­cu­rity in the prov­ince Cde Tommy Mwanza said party mem­bers should give se­niors a chance to lead if they are still ca­pa­ble of ex­e­cut­ing their du­ties.

“You need not to fight your se­niors, re­spect them, for we have seen it that chang­ing lead­er­ship has reper­cus­sions,” said Mr Mwanza.

The rul­ing party coun­try­wide is hold­ing elec­tions to choose pro­vin­cial Cen­tral Com­mit­tee mem­bers, as the party re­aligns it­self for the Ex­tra­or­di­nary Congress to be held in Harare next month.

ZANU-PF re­solved to have elec­tions for the Cen­tral Com­mit­tee mem­bers be­fore go­ing for the Ex­tra­or­di­nary Congress.

The party’s Sec­re­tary for Le­gal Af­fairs, Cde Pa­trick Chi­na­masa, has through a cir­cu­lar, ad­vised on the need to hold such elec­tions this week.

The Ex­tra­or­di­nary Congress’ agenda is to con­firm Pres­i­dent Mu­gabe as the party’s Pres­i­den­tial can­di­date for 2018.

It will also seek to el­e­vate a Women’s League mem­ber into the Pre­sid­ium.

Dr Chiyangwa

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