Mnangagwa dresses down Chamisa

Mnangagwa dresses down Chamisa
Published: 01 August 2015 (2061 Views)

VICE President Emmerson Mnangagwa  who is also the Justice Minister dressed down MDC-T Kuwadzana East legislator Nelson Chamisa who wanted him to respond to speculation that the vacant Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services would be merged with the Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services.

"We understand that the substantive Minister of Media, Information and Broadcasting Services hasn't been appointed.

"Is there any indication from government, from a policy point of view, because what we're picking is that you're contemplating combining the Ministry of Information Communication Technology, Postal and Courier Services and the Ministry of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services so that they become one Ministry? Is that a reality or it's just speculation?"

VP Mnangagwa responded: "I'm only surprised that with the short time that he hasn't been in Cabinet, he has already lost the etiquette of Cabinet.

"The honourable member knows very well that such matters are the preserve of the Head of State and President and Chairman of Cabinet, not of any other.

"He has the discretion, constitutionally, to decide as to what he does in terms of structuring his government and I've no authority to think for him."


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