Army Assures Nation, Calls For Citizens To Remain Calm
Zimbabwe Defence Forces who are currently in control of state of affairs have insisted that the military has not taken over the running of the country while assuring the nation that President Robert Mugabe and his family’s security in guaranteed.
This comes after ZANU PF officials reacted to the statement that was issued by Commander of the Defence Forces Constantine Chiwenga on Monday calling for an end to “purging” and “cleansing” of party members in the ruling Zanu PF party.
Chiwenga warned that the military was ready to step in and protect the country from counter revolutionaries whom they said had taken over the show in Zanu PF.
Meanwhile the army has made it clear that they are only targeting criminals in the ruling party who are committing crimes that are causing social and economic suffering in the country.
“We wish to assure the nation that his excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence forces Cde R.G Mugabe and his family are safe and their security is guaranteed.
“We are only targeting criminals under him who are committing crimes that are causing social and economic suffering in the country in order to bring justice and as soon as we accomplish our mission,we expect that the situation will return to normalcy,” said Major General Sibusiso Moyo.
Meanwhile Major General Moyo has urged Zimbabweans to remain calm and limit unnecessary movements .
“To the generality of Zimbabwe we urge you to remain calm and limit unnecessary movements,however we encourage those who are employed and those with essential business in the city to continue their normal activities as usual.
“Our wish is that you enjoy your rights and freedoms and that we return our country to a dispensation that allows for investment development and prosperity that we all fought for which many of our citizens paid the supreme sacrifice.
“To the Members of Parliament, your legislative role of paramount importance for peace and stability in this country and it is our desire that a dispensation is created that allows in to serve your respective political constituencies according to a democratic tenets,” said Moyo.