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Mnangagwa Fires Deputy Minister Bhila

Mnangagwa Fires Deputy Minister Bhila

Mnangagwa Fires Deputy Minister Bhila

Harare | Roy Bhila, the Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce, has been sacked by President Mnangagwa, effective immediately.

The event was verified by a statement issued yesterday by Dr. Martin Rushwaya, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet.

But the grounds behind his dismissal were not immediately clear.

According to the statement, Hon. Roy Bhila has been removed from the position of Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce with immediate effect in accordance with Section 108(1a) of the Zimbabwe Amendment (No. 20) Act by His Excellency, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Cde Dr. Emmerson D. Mnangagwa.

Cde Bhila was appointed after the August harmonised elections.

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He is National Assembly member for Chiredzi North after garnering 18 696 votes against CCC’s Fungai Chamisa who received a paltry 2 584 votes.

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