We are a junta govt — Mohadi
SENIOR STAFF WRITER
©️ VICE PRESIDENT Kembo Mohadi yesterday admitted that the current administration led by President Emmerson Mnangagwa is a “junta” regime, appealing for patience from long-suffering Zimbabweans as the country’s economy has hit rock bottom.
“Because the people that were civilians who led this organisation are no longer there, they are all dead and the ones that are at the helm now, are the ones that went through military training and it is me, Mnangagwa and (Vice President Constantino) Chiwenga.
A junta is often used to refer to a military or political group that rules a country after taking power by force, and this name came into effect after Mnangagwa’s administration took over power form the late former president Robert
“When you are cornered and you are by yourself, you always find ways of getting out and that is what we are doing.
“Zimbabwe is going to get out of this predicament and when we do it, we will have done it on our own and we will be a force to reckon with,” he said.
“We as Zimbabwe, like other countries, we have not been spared by Covid-19 which started in China and has now engulfed the world.“As the government we found it proper to put together a task force that could spearhead the coming up of measures to stop the spread of Covid-19.
“In doing so we found that there were many things we didn’t have such as the personal protective equipment to contain the virus. The virus has no cure so the only way to stop it is by preventing it.“That is what the University of Zimbabwe has been asked to produce through the ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education because we don’t have enough foreign currency to import PPE,” he said.
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