Zanu PF’s annual people’s conference opened in Esigodini yesterday amid indications that the event would be used to cement President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s grip on power and keep ambitious cadres at bay.
Almost all Zanu-PF branches and affiliates have endorsed Mnangagwa for the 2023 general elections. Mashonaland Central Province has also endorsed the candidature of President Emmerson Mnangagwa for the 2023 general elections.
Speaking at an inter district meeting in Bindura ahead of the party’s annual national conference set for Esigodini this week, Zanu PF Mashonaland Central Provincial Chairperson, Kazembe Kazembe said the entire province is behind the President.
“The entire province rallies behind the President, to the extent that we have unanimously endorsed him as the candidate for 2023. We have also come up with many resolutions that we will present at the party’s national conference this week and among them is that the welfare of the war veterans must be looked at as a matter of urgency. We also resolved that more efforts must put towards the empowerment of youths and women. We also spoke about the land and how to make it more productive, there are lots of squabbles there,” said Kazembe.
The province also resolved to focus on exploring ways of enhancing economic productivity, implementing devolution, attracting investors to Mashonaland Central and shunning factionalism.
The inter district meeting which was attended by district leaders from all the party branches in the provinces.
President Mnangagwa has already been endorsed by several provinces and the party’s affiliate groups which include war veterans and collaborators.