Tshinga Dube Speaks On Being Left Out Of Mnangagwa's Govt
Former War Veterans Minister Tshinga Dube said that he does not feel rejected by President Emmerson Mnangagwa after being left out of his Government.
Dube said that he has never done anything for a price although he was eligible to land the vice-presidency on grounds of being one of the most senior Zanu PF officials from Matabeleland region. Said Dube:
I have never done anything for a price. If you are given powers to choose whom to work with, you choose those that you believe will deliver. Otherwise, I don’t feel rejected at all that I am not a VP, let alone a minister. I am happy I am still the MP for Makokoba and if the constituency rejects me, that is when I will feel rejected and disappointed.”
Before Mnangagwa appointed Kembo Mohadi and Constantino Chiwenga as his deputies late last month, Tshinga Dube was widely seen as one of the contenders in the race for the VP post, together with Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, National Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda and Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo.