ZANU-PF stronghold Uzumba Dethrones Masvingo
• As Mashonaland East Star Rally records a staggering 224 000 attendants
Brian Rungano Temba
Masvingo Province took a knee on Saturday before Mashonaland East, the new record holder for the most attendants in the ongoing 2023 ZANU-PF Star Rallies.
A staggering 224 000 attendants was recorded to have attended the Mashonaland East Star Rally at Mutawatawa with more having said to have not been accounted for in the overflow.
Masvingo had previously topped the chart with a Staggering 125 000 attendants at the Provincial Star Rally held in Zaka.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa congratulated the people of Mashonaland East and acknowledged that Uzumba Maramba Pfungwe has always been a stronghold for the Ruling party.
“Today I realised that Mashonaland East is the best in terms of attendance. Masvingo Province the Cup is gone. I have never seen such a crowd. I am very grateful Mashonaland East.
As President of ZANU-PF, I am happy , very happy. For the past 40 years here in Marambapfungwe you always came first, today I am convinced that your loyalty is undying,” said President Mnangagwa.
President Mnangagwa commended the turnout as an assurance that the Mashonaland East will deliver the best as usual I the coming Elections on August 23, 2023.
President Mnangagwa paid tribute to Chief Svosve who is VP Chiwenga’s clansman.
He gave a recollection of how the Svosve People, soon after independence, reclaimed their land that was taken by white settlers, before the bill of willing buyer willing seller was actioned in Parliament.
He saluted the people of Mashonaland East as a Revolutionary People who lead.
“The Land Reform programme is now behind us as we have united the people with their land.
Anyone who dreams of reversing the unity between the people and their land must face the reality as this is not reversable,” said President Mnangagwa.
President Mnangagwa warned against any political violence instigators.
He told traditional leaders to do away with them peacefully and to take no violent action against them.