As the country plunges yet again into a make or break election, politicians are yet again courting churches, signalling the dawn of the feverish season.
Zanu PF officials, including Vice-President Joice Mujuru and the minister of Media and Information Webster Shamu, are using their roles contacting traditional churches in order to get votes.
So far the Zanu PF leadership has been able to reach out to all corners of the country facilitating the registration of members of the Johane Masowe at the offices of the registrar general.
They even go a step further and don the apostolic church white-flowing garments in an attempt to attract the church’s crucial votes.
Last week, Shamu at a rally in Bulawayo ordered members of the Johanne Masowe apostolic church to ensure that President Robert Mugabe is returned to his presidency post, “This time, if you let down the president, you have let down the whole country and Africa because president Mugabe is a respected leader in the whole of Africa.”
In order to coax the church which has a multitude of followers, at the same event Minister of Indigenisation and Empowerment Saviour Kasukuwere promised the sect bags of cement for construction of a church that will see the conservative church worshiping under a roof in Bulawayo.
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