Comic Pastor Speaks On Allegations That He Joined ZANU PF1 year ago
Zimbabwean comedian, Prosper Ngomashi is better known as The Comic Pastor has denied allegations that he joined the ruling ZANU PF.
He said some individuals were now targeting his workmates including Nijel Maritinyu better known as The Slick Pastor or Bamunini Nijo because of the allegations.
The allegations were made after a picture of himself with Collins Mnangagwa, the son of President Emmerson Mnangagwa was circulated on social media. Another picture of himself wearing a ZANU PF scuff was also shared.
The Comic Pastor, in a Facebook live said Collins was his fan and he sees nothing in taking photos with his fans. He said the picture in which he was wearing a ZANU PF scuff was taken in 2018 for a skit.
He said he had visited Vice President Constantino Chiwenga who had been flown to South Africa for medication. The pictures had resulted in some accusing him of joining the ruling party.
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In Zimbabwe, artistes avoid publicly revealing their political allegiances for fear of losing fans.
A few, including exiled Thomas Mapfumo, and Sani Makhalima have openly criticised the ruling party.