Defiant Zimbabwean head of state, Robert Mugabe has been expelled as first secretary and president of ZANU-PF.
His wife, Grace Mugabe has also been dismissed as the Party’s Women’s League Secretary.
ZANU-PF Special Central Committee confirmed in a statement on Sunday, Mugabe has been told to step down from his position as president and first Secretary of the ruling party.
“Mugabe also told to stand aside as Head of State and Commander in Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Force, failing which the party will recall him or institute Parliamentary procedures,” said Committee chairman Obert Mpofu.
Mugabe was given an extraordinary ultimatum to voluntarily tender his resignation as President of the Republic of Zimbabwe by Midday on Monday.
“It is now a closed door session. ZANU-PF’s 10 party provinces have all resolved to recall President Robert Mugabe. In addition the provinces are calling for the reinstatement of Emmerson Mnangagwa as the party’s Second Vice President and the country’s Vice President,” said Mpofu.
The Committee resolved that all those expelled after 2013 General Elections by the G40 Cabal to be reinstated, adding that members of the G40 cabal to be expelled.
They include P Mphoko, J.Moyo, S.Kasuwure, I Chombo, G Mugabe, L Undegende, P Zhuwao, K Chipanga, W Muzembi P. Chimedza, M Chimene, M Hlongwane, and S Mashayamombe among others.
However, BBC reported that Mugabe has agreed to step down as President of Zimbabwe and was due to address the nation on a state television tonight [Sunday].
Instead, during his address , he told the nation he would be presiding over the congress [ZANU-PF] at the end of the year.
Basically saying he was not going anywhere.