President Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived at the Zimbabwe Military Academy in Gweru to preside over the commissioning parade of the Regular Officer Cadet Course 3/39/22.

Mnangagwa is the Commander In Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces.

He was met by Defence Minister Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri, Midlands Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Devolution, Owen Ncube and Service Chiefs.

A total 182 Regular Officer Cadets will be commissioned at the event after completing 21 months of training at the ZMA Academy in Gweru.

Of those to be commissioned, 44 are females, while 138 are males.