Top Zanu-PF and government officials hurriedly left national hero Dumiso Dabengwa’s burial site after it was announced MDC leader Nelson Chamisa would address mourners.
According to reports by New Zimbabwe, among those who immediately left the village was Information and Publicity Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa, Deputy Minister of Defence and War Veterans, Victor Matemadanda , Small and Medium Enterprises’ Sithembiso Nyoni and Speaker of the National Assembly, Jacob Mudenda.
This follows after his widow, MaKhumalo insisted that Chamisa should be allowed to speak.
Chamisa was not on the list of scheduled speakers and was even denied a seat in the VIP tent at the memorial held yesterday.
At MaKhumalo’s insistence, Chamisa gave an impromptu speech