Here's Why VP Chiwenga Turned Down Mugabe Presidency Offer
In an interview with The Independent at his house in March 2018, the late Robert Mugabe revealed that 48 hours after the military had taken over key institutions, he offered Constantino Chiwenga to take over power, as he believed he was the power broker behind President Emmerson Mnangagwa. However, Chiwenga refused, fearing for his security, as he thought accepting the offer would put him in the crosshairs of military commanders who would view the act as betrayal.
Mugabe Offered Chiwenga Presidency
Zimbabwe Independent, 13 September 2019
Former president Robert Mugabe, who died in Singapore last Friday, offered Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga to take over from him at the height of the coup, the Zimbabwe… Read more »
The late former president Robert Mugabe talks to then Zimbabwe Defence Forces Commander General Constantino Chiwenga (file photo).
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