“These people are very much aware that they are underperforming in government, but are putting on brave faces.“They know that things are not well in the country. So, they will not allow anyone in the party to say the truth because that would cause trouble for them.“They will chase away anyone who reasons. That is why you see them choosing words like anarchy, negative shows, sideshows. You can literally touch the desperation in them,” Tsenengamu let rip.
“If you look at the party, it is not only the leadership, but also … the grassroots that is in flux. We have a problem within the top leadership because they are not sincere and true to their words.“They are always playing games, playing hide and seek with each other. There is a lot of mistrust among the leadership. It is saddening that we might witness the same scenarios that we witnessed during the G40 (Generation 40) era.“This is the beginning of chaos in the party that has so many lawyers who chose to ignore their own constitution and ignore corruption,” the unleashed Tsenengamu told the Daily News On Sunday.
“I was looking at what the president wrote in November 2017 after he had been expelled. He spoke against party capture, vindictiveness … about ideas of making Zimbabwe great again … and against corruption.“Where has he gone wrong? Maybe it is premature to judge him because he has been in power for a short period of time.
He also said that his suspension from Zanu PF, as well as that of Matutu, was also contrary to the promises Mnangagwa had made in his 2017 speech while he was in short-lived exile in South Africa, after fleeing from Mugabe and his goons.
“In 2017, we said expulsions were wrong and this is exactly what they (Zanu PF and the ‘new dispensation’) are doing.“I have been suspended for a year without a hearing and now they are threatening to expel me, again with no reason.“If you look at the letter that was written by the president when he was in exile, he spoke against corruption and blasted the former president for pursuing his family interests,” Tsenengamu added.
“But they will always avoid discussing issues affecting the party or the country at large. They are in denial. They know we have a crisis in the country, but will always pretend that all is well.“You see them taking pictures together and having programmes together, but deep down the mistrust runs deep because they are just trying to manage public perception.“The leadership is not in agreement in terms of how to deal with issues like corruption. There is also no sincerity to unite the party and that is why there was never an attempt to unite the party following the demise of the G40,” Tsenegmau said.
“Because they know that people are disgruntled they are always finding ways of silencing dissenting voices,” Tsenengamu said further.