LATEST: Mnangagwa appoints Chiwenga as new Health Minister
PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed Vice President Constantino as new Health Minister following the sacking of substantive minister Obadiah Moyo over his alleged involvement in a drug tender scandal.
This means Chiwenga will double as VP and minister.
Chiwenga’s appointment follows that of Air Commodore Jasper Chimedza, the former Director-General Health Services for the Zimbabwe Defence Forces as permanent secretary in the ministry on Monday.
This also means the ministry is now being headed by two former military bosses.
Chiwenga, on his part does not have the best of relations with health staff after he summarily sacked 16 000 nurses for defying government directives to end their wage strike in 2018.
The nurses were later reinstated. NewZimbabwe