In a surprising turn of events, Zanu PF Vice President and Second Secretary Kembo Mohadi, who resigned in 2021 amid allegations of misconduct, has reemerged as the Vice President of Zimbabwe.
Mohadi took the oath of office at State House today, joining Vice President Constantino Chiwenga in serving alongside President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The swearing-in ceremony, conducted by Chief Justice Luke Malaba at State House, solidifies the official return of both Kembo Mohadi and Constantino Chiwenga as co-vice presidents of Zimbabwe.
Their presence alongside President Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to shape the country’s political direction and address various challenges, including economic reforms and social issues.
As a retired soldier and a veteran of Zimbabwe’s liberation war, Mohadi brings extensive military experience to his role as Vice President. His previous ministerial positions under former President Robert Mugabe have given him insight into the inner workings of the government. Mohadi’s appointment as vice president in 2017, following Mugabe’s removal from power, marked a significant transition in Zimbabwe’s political landscape
Kembo Mohadi’s return as Vice President of Zimbabwe has sparked mixed reactions among the public. While some view it as a second chance for Mohadi to redeem himself, others expressed concerns about the allegations of misconduct that led to his resignation. The decision to reinstate Mohadi was made by President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has emphasized the importance of unity and stability within the government.
The public will closely monitor Mohadi’s actions and performance in his renewed position, as his tenure will be scrutinized for any signs of impropriety or misconduct. The government’s decision to reinstate Mohadi reflects President Mnangagwa’s belief in his ability to fulfill the responsibilities of the vice presidency and contribute to the development and stability of Zimbabwe.