President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced that Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has married long-time girlfriend Miniyothabo Baloyi, a colonel in the army.

Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Misheck Sibanda confirmed the development in a statement but did not state when the marriage was solemnised.

“His Excellency the President Dr. E. D Mngangagwa wishes to inform the Nation that Honourable Vice President  (RETD) Dr. CDGN Chiwenga, has tied the knot with his partner, Colonel Miniyothabo Baloyi

The event reportedly took place on June 12 according to social media reports.

Baloyi’s relationship with Chiwenga started when the VP was still married to Marry Mubaiwa.