President Mnangagwa reassigns Ministers

President Mnangagwa

President Emmerson Mnangagwa reassigned three ministers and appointed two deputies with immediate effect.

The announcement was made by the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Martin Rushwaya in a statement yesterday.

“In terms of Sub section 1 of Section 104 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, His Excellency the President, Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has reassigned the under-listed ministers as follows: Hon. Daniel Garwe, M.P. ñ Minister of Local Government and Public Works, Hon. Winston Chitando, M.P. – Minister of Mines and Mining Development and Hon. Zhemu Soda, M.P. – Minister of National Housing and Social Amenities”.

Minister Chitando moves from being the Minister of Local Government and Public Works to the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development which he has previously headed.

Minister Garwe was the National Housing and Social Amenities Minister while Minister Zhemu Soda superintended the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development before the reassignment.

The president also appointed Musa Ncube and Headman Moyo as deputy ministers of National Housing and Social Amenities and Veterans of the Liberation Struggle Affairs, respectively, and reassigned Yeukai Simbanegavi as deputy minister of Energy and Power Development.

The reassignments are meant to bring efficiencies and ensure continuity as the government embark on various development projects in pursuit of Vision 2030.

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