By Justin Mahlahla
The Vice President, Dr Constantino Chiwenga yesterday joined the nation in congratulating President Emmerson Mnangagwa on his 80th birthday.
“Your Excellency Sir, I wish to join the rest of the nation in congratulating you on your 80th birthday. As the founding father of the New Dispensation under the Second Republic, we cherish your principled servant leadership and guidance,” VP Chiwenga said in a statement.
“Through your wisdom, Zimbabwe has made unprecedented strides in the social, economic and political spheres. Indeed, you are a luminary who has transformed the country through practical and realistic policies.”
“We are particularly proud of the gains in infrastructural development, food security and peace building, among other notable achievements,” he added.
The Vice President Chiwenga noted that as the nation celebrated President Mnangagwa’s birthday, “we remain resolute in supporting your endeavours as our sole Presidential candidate in the harmonised election of 2023. We wish you good health and many more blessed years to come.
“May the Almighty God, bless you, Her Excellency, the First Lady Dr Auxillia Mnangagwa and family abundantly, as you continue to guide the country to prosperity and the attainment of Vision 2030.”