Speaking during a dialogue hosted by the Young People in Politics in Harare on Friday 14 July, 2017, Highfield West MP and Zanu-PF member, Psychology Maziwisa said that his party did not promise to deliver 2.2 million formal jobs. He also said that Zanu-PF has created over 3 million jobs including the formal jobs.

Said Maziwisa:

Yes we promised that. But you see what people tend to forget and I want to say this on record and I hope this is the last time we are saying this as Zanu-PF. We did not say we were going to create 2.2 million formal jobs. We said we were going to create 2.2 million jobs, and when you define what a job is it includes casual jobs. So for example you can use the word job in the sentence as follows; “I gave him a job to wash my clothes”. And that sentence is grammatically correct. We have created millions of jobs in the informal sector…In fact we have exceeded the 2.2 million jobs, we are now at the last count including the formal jobs at over 3 million jobs.

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