By Shadreck Gurenje
The net is closing on economic saboteurs following the strong and straight-forward address by President E.D Mnangagwa this afternoon at the burial of the late National Hero Cde Stanley Nleya.
President Mnangagwa declared that he would totally deal with evident economic malpractices and those fueling disharmony across the country particularly the in economic sector.
Addressing mourners at the National Shrine, President Mnangagwa said the Second Republic will never shy away from implementing policies and measures that ensure that the honest workers of our country live honourably.
President Mnangagwa also reiterated that the ZANU PF Government as espoused in the 2018 winning people’s manifesto remains committed to uplifting of the livelihoods of ordinary people and as the Revolutionary Party has also been displayed by the life of the late National Hero Cde Stanley Nleya who leaves behind a legacy of dedication, selflessness and commitment to principles.
“On the evident economic malpractices that are present in various forms, Government will never shy away from implementing policies and measures that ensure that the honest workers of our country live honourably,”said President Mnangagwa.
“We shall not allow a situation where our people live in chronic insecurity, lack and deprivation. It has become apparent that in our midst there are wolves in sheep’s clothing. The end is coming.”
President Mnangagwa also encouraged the spirit of hard work towards nation building while shunning corruption and dishonesty for the best of economic growth.
Cde Nleya was born on 26 September in 1947 in Bulilima District, Matabeleland South where he did Primary education. He went to Hope Fountain Mission on the outskirts of Bulawayo and later moved to Inyathi Mission in Bubi District for his Secondary education.
He however abandoned his education in March 1968 when he was doing Form Four to join the armed struggle along with Elias Ndlovu and Cornelius Dube.