Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi resigns on health grounds

By Justin Mahlahla

Prosecutor General Kumbirai Hodzi has resigned as a result of a medical condition which requires attention, Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet, Dr Misheck Sibanda has said.

In a statement, Dr Sibanda said President Emmerson Mnangagwa has accepted Honourable Hodzi’s resignation and is ready to redeploy him elsewhere in the service as soon as his health is restored.

Hon. Hodzi was appointed Prosecutor General in July 2018 during which
far-reaching institutional changes were effected in the Office of the
Prosecutor General.

Prior to this appointment, Hon Hodzi served Government as Deputy Attorney General.

“On behalf of His Excellency the President, the Office of the President and Cabinet, and indeed on my behalf, I wish Honourable Hodzi speedy recovery,” Dr Sibanda said.