Zimbabwe : Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigns over sex scandal

Zimbabwe :  Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigns over sex scandal

Zimbabwe’s Vice-president, Kembo Mohadi, annonced his resignation  on Monday, after a local online media  alleged that he was involved in a sexual affaire with married women, including one of his subordinates.

The information  was contained in a press release issues by the Ministry of Information  on Monday , February 01, 2021.

The scandal broke after one of his leaked phone conservations, reportedly heard the politician inviting a lady over for  sexual intercores in his office.

71-year-old  Mohadi,  denied the accusations last week saying it was part of a political plot against him. On Monday he continued to deny the accusations saying he was the victim of hacking and ,“voice cloning” after an online newspaper published lurid phone call recordings with several women allegedly including a subordinate.

I'm a victim of information distortion, voice cloning and sponsored spooking and political sabotage,” he said in a statement.

According to the resignation letter,  Mohadi   specified that, he resigned in a bid to show proof of respect to the office of the president.

I have arrived at this decision not as a sign of cowardice but as a sign of demonstrating great respect to the office of the President so that it is not compromised or caricatured by actions that are linked to my challenges as an individual,” he said in a statement released by the Ministry of Information.

“I have been going through a soul-searching pilgrimage and realised that I need the space to deal with my problem outside the governance chair,” Mr Mohadi  added.

Mohadi Kembo was the second  Vice-President of Zimbabwe. He have been serving  since  December 2017.














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