Didymus Mutasa vows Tsvangirai will never be President of Zimbabwe
source: SW Radio Africa
By Tichaona Sibanda
16 September 2010
ZANU PF will never handover power to MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai, even if he wins next year’s elections, Presidential Affairs Minister Didymus Mutasa said on Wednesday.
‘Who is Tsvangirai? He will never rule this country. Never ever. How can we let the country be ruled by sell-outs. He will only do so over our dead bodies. If we go to the polls and he defeats Mugabe, ZANU PF and the people of Zimbabwe will not allow that,’ Mutasa has been quoted as saying.
The ZANU PF politburo member and MP said this at Bota business centre in Zaka, Masvingo province, where he was officiating at an agricultural field day organized by the South East Growers Association.
Over the years Mugabe and his cronies have frequently labelled Tsvangirai a ‘puppet’ used by one-time colonial power Britain to try to bring down the regime. But the former trade union leader insists he is [continue reading]