Paul Mwazha's Family Embroiled In A Church Succession Fight - Report
Children of indigenous church leader Paul Mhazha are reportedly involved in a church succession tussle, The Herald reports. According to the publication, the tussle reportedly got out of hand as Mwazha’s second-born son Mr Alfred Kushamisa Mwazha was involved in an altercation with other family members at Mwazha’s home in Harare yesterday.
According to the publication, the dispute erupted when Alfred and his 2 elder brothers went to the property to initiate a succession ceremony and were stopped by other family members who said Paul Mwazha said he preferred one of his sons Tawanda who was away to succeed him.
Speaking to the publication, Alfred Mwazha said:
When the aide wrote what my father had said, the paper was read to all the sons. We had come so that the letter could be read again, but as you can see our nephews are not allowing us into the house to see our father
On another note, one of the nephews that stopped Alfred and entourage from conducting the succession session Nyasha Mwazha said:
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Our grandfather is now old and we have been told that old people are susceptible to Covid 19; why then bring all these people here and endangering his health?Besides, why do they want to succeed the Archbishop when he is still alive?
If he was genuine, he knows that he should consult all his brothers and the church’s board of trustees entrusted by Archbishop Mwazha. We abide by the church constitution and if there is a decision to be made, all the sons should unanimously agree. They can also consult the chair of the board of trustees
More: The Herald