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President Mnangagwa Set To Appoint ZDF Commander PV Sibanda As 2nd VP - Moyo

President Mnangagwa Set To Appoint ZDF Commander PV Sibanda As 2nd VP - Moyo

President Emmerson Mnangagwa is reportedly set to appoint Zimbabwe Defence Forces commander General Philip Valerio Sibanda as his second vice president.

This claim was made on Thursday by self-exiled former Information minister Jonathan Moyo.

Mnangagwa’s second VP, Kembo Mohadi resigned in March last year following a sex scandal.

Moyo also claimed that Air Marshal Elson Moyo, the Air Force of Zimbabwe commander, would succeed Sibanda.

He tweeted on Thursday:

In what will be a double whammy to his political detractors in & outside ZanuPF ahead of the party’s 2022 Congress & the 2023 polls, @edmnangagwa is set to appoint CDF Philip V Sibanda as State VP, to replace Mohadi & will replace Sibanda with Air Marshal Elson Moyo, as CDF!

General Sibanda’s appointment as State Vice President is imminent. Preparations to setup his VP office, including staff recruitment, are already underway. Sibanda’s appointment as State VP will endanger Mohadi’s position as one of the two VPs and Second Secretaries of ZanuPF!

Moyo’s claims could not be independently verified, but it is believed he maintains contacts with senior ZANU PF officials and some elements in the military.

Mnangagwa’s spokesman George Charamba last week said the ZANU PF leader would not be stampeded into announcing Mohadi’s successor.

Speaker of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda recently called upon the president to appoint a second VP who has traditionally been appointed on the basis that they are former members of ZAPU as per the terms of a 1987 ‘unity accord’ between ZANU and ZAPU.

Sibanda fought in the 1970s war of independence on the side of ZIPRA, whose political arm, ZAPU, has held one of the two vice president positions since 1990. 

If Moyo’s predictions are accurate, Mnangagwa would have a vice president and ZDF commander all hailing from Mberengwa – his home district.

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27 Comments

🇿🇼🇿🇼🇿🇼 3 weeks ago

#2023ElectionsRegisterToVote


Hey 3 weeks ago

aaah


Chikumba 3 weeks ago

Wow


@wyn 3 weeks ago

Uhmm


major General Gweera 3 weeks ago

yes 💪💪 wutoo ngaritongee, nyika yakafirwa iyii, soja muOffice.


zed 3 weeks ago

PV chibaba


gft 3 weeks ago

pv chibababa


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😜😜😲👎 3 weeks ago

😂🥰💯💯💯🥰😱


Asalif 3 weeks ago

@Blue Shumba Murambwi I don't see him taking that post he is too soft for that is he now staying in Harare?? there was a time he refused to stay there and that delayed his promotion , he was told he can't command the army over the phone and having reports on the phone


Lion-King of the Jungle 3 weeks ago

President = muyeraShumba
Vice president Velario = muyeraShumba
Chiwenga anoyereyi gara zviya


Zuze 3 weeks ago

Correction:- Si****....

Zuze 3 weeks ago

Dinyero, (Signoŕ) muzukuru wemaPutukezi , vanana tete vakaH.U.R.A. pa Birchenough Bridge apo 🤣🤣🤣

ABSA 3 weeks ago

Mat -PROVINCE here comes the replacement you were crying for


Unongohumana 3 weeks ago

I wonder how some people here still support such a military rule.


😜😲😲😜 3 weeks ago

izvi zvitori bho cozy zvichaomera iye mu civilian 😃😃😃😃
mirayi muone ma One Acho


Asalif 3 weeks ago

mucivilian ndiyani 😅😅😅 he is the first state security minister , he formed the CIO and All intelligence departments in the security forces

Chawabvunza 3 weeks ago

I would not support General Valerio Philip Sibanda for the position of State Vice President, not that he is not suitable, but that I hate the idea of having two Vice Presidents from the army. I recommend that His Excellency Advocate President ED Mnangagwa picks up someone from other areas as long as he is from former PF ZAPU. I know that President MNANGAGWA has a penchant of picking the Midlanders as can be exposed by his current cabinet.

NYIKA INOURAIWA NE MBAVHA DZAYO.

NGAAPINDE HAKE CHAMISA [NHC].

[ VOTE CCC FOR REAL CHANGE ].


Zuze 3 weeks ago

Remember ED Shweeee akaiswa pachigaro nevakomana. Chinhu chavo ichi

Tateguru 3 weeks ago

The choice is his according to law. After all the President must choose his favorite in whatever. Nyange kukapinda Prof. L Madhuku anosarudza waanoda iye


Too old 3 weeks ago

Apa ukutambura but unongowachuka. How can you support such a military rule?

parasite 3 weeks ago

Mwembe district malawi


Asalif 3 weeks ago

Chirumanzu Midlands

. 3 weeks ago

Masvingo not Mberengwa

Murozvi 3 weeks ago

May somebody enlighten me. Munagagwa comes from which district of Zimbabwe. He's not from Mberengwa


Advocate Tendai Biti 3 weeks ago

His excellence is from Zishavane in Lundi district
He has a mansion there which he visits weekly

Tateguru 3 weeks ago

Midlands

dck 3 weeks ago

anofanira kuramba PV coz once angobvuma chete atobviswa mazino



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