JUST IN: Zanu-PF disqualifies two aspiring candidates

SYDNEY MUBAIWA

MIDLANDS BUREAU

KWEKWE- Two aspiring Kwekwe Central National Assembly candidates have been disqualified to contest in tomorrow ‘s Zanu-PF primary eslection on allegations of vote buying and violence.

The two are Energy Ncube who is former State Security Minister Owen Ncube’ s nephew and Kandros Mugabe.

Newly elected ZANU-PF Midlands Provincial Chairman and Minister of State Larry Mavima confirmed the disqualification saying both Mugabe and Ncube brought the party into disrepute by being involved in violence.

The Kwekwe Central seat fell vacant after the death of National Patriotic Front (NPF) MP Masango Matambanadzo who was a popular figure in the Midlands town.

Sources said the two disqualified candidates were involved in an ugly fights sometime last year during the party’s disputed district elections.

“The two aspiring candidates were disqualified because of their disturbing violence.

“They have always been involved in violence every time they meet and as the provincial executive, we resolved to disqualify them.

“Yes the Midlands executive resolved to disqualify aspiring candidates as they always been putting an ugly face on the party by their involvement in violence. We encourage party members to desist from all forms of activities which put the party into disrepute,” said the source.

Mugabe once contested on the same post in 2018 and lost the plebiscite.https://www.masvingomirror.com

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