BREAKING: Zanu PF elections directorate commission named

April 20, 2018
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FILE PHOTO: Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa looks on after delivering the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Harare, Zimbabwe, December 20, 2017. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo

The President and First Secretary of Zanu PF, Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the names of the members of the Zanu PF elections directorate.

The announcement was made at an extraordinary Zanu PF Politburo at the party headquarters in Harare this evening.

The commission is being chaired by the party’s National Political Commissar Rtd Lt. General Engelbert Rugeje.

The members of the commission are representatives of provinces minus metropolitan provinces of Harare and Bulawayo.

The members of the election commission are Masvingo – Professor Simbi Mubako, Matabeleland North – Cde John Muzamba, Manicaland – Cde Tinaye Chigudu, Mashonaland East – Professor Charity Manyeruke, Midlands – Professor Ngwabi Bhebhe, Mashonaland West – Cde Cecilia Paradza, Mashonaland Central – Cde Irene Mutumbwa, and Matabeleland South a name is yet to come because the two proposed are still standing as candidates for the primary elections and therefore cannot be part of the commission.

The chairman of the commission, Cde Rugeje will announce the names of those who have been nominated to stand as candidates for the primaries in the capital this Saturday (tomorrow) at a news conference.

He will also announce the date for the primaries tomorrow.