Gumbo speaks on challenges in Manicaland
In a wide-ranging interview with The Herald, Cde Gumbo said the Politburo was expected to come up with a position on the issue next week. He said the problems in Manicaland stemmed from the fact that there were people who may have different agendas, adding other forces were also behind the problems.“Yes it may not be Cde (Didymus) Mutasa or Cde (Oppah) Muchinguri but it may be other forces which we cannot identify,” said Cde Gumbo. “That is what we want the report to do.
He said the Politburo would as it did with Bulawayo province take recommendations of the Manicaland province in pursuit of lasting solutions to the problems there.Cde Gumbo defended Cde Mutasa’s inclusion in the investigation team that was headed by party national chairperson Cde Simon Khaya Moyo.Other members of the team included national political commissar Cde Webster Shamu and deputy secretary for security Cde Kembo Mohadi. He said Cde Mutasa had always been a member of the team that also investigated the Bulawayo problems that resulted in veteran nationalist Cde Callistus Ndlovu being appointed chairperson for the province.
He said the problems in Manicaland could be easily dealt with adding that the team had broad consultations to hear the views of all the people in the province.“I personally see no difficulty in bringing the people of Manicaland together. “The bone of contention in Manicaland is not the party.
It is not just Cde Mutasa, there are a number of people who are being mentioned in that context.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Herald