The Johane Marange Apostolic Church has pledged continuous support to the Government and the ZANU PF party.
Speaking after President Emmerson Mnangagwa and several government officials and members of the ruling party attended the sect’s annual Passover gathering at Mafararikwa Shrine in Marange last week on Saturday, the church’s spokesman Nyasha Marange said they have a strong relationship with the government and ZANU PF. Said Marange:
We will continue working together with Government because the leadership respects churches.
As Johane Marange followers, we were humbled by President Mnangagwa’s gesture of being with us during our Passover gathering.
This shows that he respects the church and we want to assure Government and the ruling ZANU PF of our unwavering support.
We also have a role to play in the economic development of this country, hence our investments in the education and agriculture sectors.
Our relationship with Government and ZANU PF is well documented and we are seeing a lot of infrastructural developments across the country.
We recently received computers and printers from President Mnangagwa and we are forever grateful for that.
On his part, Mnangagwa promised to work closely with the apostolic sect, especially in the education sector. He said:
As a politician, I have never addressed a gathering as big as this one. The discipline exhibited by the pilgrims gathered here is out of this world.
I want to assure everyone here present that we will continue working together with the new High Priest Nimrod Taguta.
I used to wonder why my late friend, High Priest Noah Taguta who passed away recently, always moved around with High Priest Nimrod, but I now understand that he was the chosen one.
People should not look at the youthful High Priest’s stature because he has God’s blessings.
I can be the President of this country, but I am under the High Priest and l respect him.
As Government, we will continue working with the church because it has a role to play in ensuring peace and development in the country.
Many people of my age are long gone because of various reasons, but I will continue respecting the church leadership.
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