Zanu-PF MP's To Be Exempted From Primary Elections

Zanu-PF MP's To Be Exempted From Primary Elections
Published: 2016 June 27 05:44:10 (1714 Views)


Zanu PF has announced that its Members of Parliament shall not under go primary elections towards the 2018 elections.

The announcement was made by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko last Wednesday in Mukumbura District, Mashonaland Central Province while addressing senior party and Government officials during a briefing where he had toured Government departments at the border post.

In his address to senior party members, VP Mphoko urged sitting Zanu-PF legislators to work hard in their constituencies to ensure that the revolutionary party registered a landslide election victory in 2018.

“We are saying all hardworking MPs should be exempted from primary elections,” said VP Mphoko.

The statement was received with jubilation by Zanu-PF Mazowe North candidate, Advocate Martin Dinha who assured VP Mphoko that he would ensure that he worked hard so that he was guaranteed of the right to represent the party in 2018.

Dinha, who is also Mashonaland Central Provincial Affairs Minister, will be representing Zanu-PF in Mazowe North constituency by elections set for July 23, to fill the vacancy that occurred following the death of Engineer Edgar Chidavaenzi two months ago.

VP Mphoko said he was moving around all provinces assessing the implementation of Government’s economic blueprint Zim-Asset ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections.

Zanu-PF Mashonaland Central Provincial chairperson Dickson Mafios warned legislators not to blame party leadership if they were found to be lazy and subjected to primary elections.



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