On the 6th on November in the year of 2017 the then president Robert Gabriel Mugabe relieved ED Mnangagwa off his duties as vice president of the Republic of Zimbabwe. The events which followed has led to Zimbabweans regretting as they are yet to benefit from the replacement of Mugabe, who was removed through a soft coup d’état.
The press statement read :
TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT AS VICE PRESIDENT
In accordance with the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment Number 20 Act of 2013, Section 329, 6th Schedule, Paragraph 14, Sub-paragraph (2), His Excellency the President, Comrade R.G. Mugabe, has exercised his Powers to relieve Honorable Vice President E.D. Mnangagwa, of his position as Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe with immediate effect. It had become evident that his conduct in the discharge of his duties had become inconsistent with his official responsibilities. The Vice President has consistently and persistently exhibited traits of disloyalty, disrespect, deceitfulness and unreliability. He has also demonstrated little probity in the execution of his duties.
Hon. S.K. Moyo (Sen.)
MINISTER OF INFORMATION, MEDIA AND BROADCASTING SERVICES