The COP26 delegation exposes the rhetoric of the ED: Ndiweni
BY SILAS NKALA
Former Ntabazinduna chief Felix Nhlanhlayamangwe Ndiweni called President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s trip to the UK for the COP26 summit last week after he allegedly took more than 100 people with him.
Ndiweni said hiring a private jet from the former Azerbaijani Soviet Republic, at a reported cost of $ 1 million, was a lavishness on the part of the leader of a country where the majority of citizens live in poverty.
âMnangagwa’s extravagance shows the lies of the sanctions campaign. Over a hundred world leaders have arrived in Glasgow for the climate change conference. Among the leaders present was Mnangagwa, whose delegation was twice that of South Africa, a nation that is one of the G20 nations, âsaid Ndiweni.
âZambia’s new president, Hakainde Hichilema came to the economy class conference with only a few people.
“Indeed, a good question would be, what was the plane carrying when it left Zimbabwe?”
“It is common knowledge that gold bars and other precious stones are regularly smuggled out of the country by the powers that be.”
Former leader Ndebele took part in the protests against Mnangagwa in the UK during the COP26 summit.
Ndiweni said Mnangagwa’s getaway to Glasgow showed that UN rapporteur Alena Douhan had been deceived by the government into believing that the sanctions were causing people suffering, when in reality he was It was an extravagance on the part of the country’s leaders.
âThe position of the Zimbabwean government has always been that targeted sanctions have completely crippled the economy and government finances. Amazingly, the world witnessed a huge delegation from Zimbabwe to Glasgow for COP26, and huge spending allocations for each delegate in US dollars throughout the conference, âhe said.
He said funds for climate change mitigation in the country should be channeled through environmental organizations for the implementation of the programs.
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