Zimbabwean Army Chief, General Constantino Chiwenga who led the military takeover sudden government takeover which lead to stepping down of Robert Mugabe‘s 37-year rule, has been sworn into office as one of 2 Zimbabwe Vice Presidents.
Chiwenga retired from the military just last week ago and has taken the oath of office. The ex-Army general promises to be “faithful” and to “obey, uphold and defend the constitution.”
“I will discharge my duties with all my strength and to the best of my knowledge and ability,” he said.
Kembo Mohadi, a long serving minister, was installed as the second Vice President and both will serve under former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, the new president.
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