VP Chiwenga appointed new Health Minister

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Vice President Constantino Chiwenga to be the minister of Health replacing Obadiah Moyo who was accused of abusing Covid-19 funds

In a statement, the chief secretary to the president and cabinet said the VP was appointed with immediate effect.

Moyo was in June arrested and subsequently fired for allegedly awarding a tender for the procurement of covid-19 drugs to a company that is linked to the Mnangagwa’s without following proper procedures.

Presidential spokesperson, George Charamba said Chiwenga has a task to speedily stabilize, restructure and reform national healthcare delivery”.

“This is the second time the Vice President, who was a medic in the early days of the Liberation Struggle,” Charamba said,.

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