Clearly calculated to disturb national peace and stability, the said statement by General Constantino Chiwcnga which was not signed, and which did not represent the rest of the Command Element, suggests treasonable conduct on his part as this was meant to incite insurrection and violent challenge to the Constitutional Order. indeed, this is what happens when the gun seeks to overreach by dictating to politics and norms of Constitutionality.
Not too far back, the President and First Secretary of ZANU PF Cde R.G. Mugabe who is also Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) reminded members of the Uniformed Forces of their subordinate place and role viz-a-viz; the Political Authority of the Land. By yesterday's reprehensible conduct, it would appear that this wise counsel not only went unheeded but was flagrantly flouted in deference to factional politics and personal ambitions. Such conduct stands unreservedly condemned not only in the Party but also in our Southern African Region and the entire African Continent where subversion of Constitutional Authority is frowned upon and regarded as an absolute anathema.
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