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Health Minister Fired

Dr Obadiah Moyo who was the minister of Health and Child care was fired last night from the post. This follows after he had been arrested on charges of corruption.

The announcement of him been sucked from the Ministerial post was made yesterday.

“Please be advised that his excellence the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has in terms of section 340, subsection (1) paragraph (F),as read together with section 104 ,subsection 1 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe removed Dr Obadiah Moyo from the office of Cabinet Minister with immediate effect for conduct inappropriate for a Government Minister,” read the statement.

The former minister was arrested last month by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) over his alleged involvement in NatPharm’s unprocedural contract with Drax International LLC to supply medicines and surgical sundries.

Dr Moyo is facing charges of corruption and criminal abuse office over his role in the murky US$60 million deal with medical supplier Drax International.

About Tafara Clayton Mushope

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