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Friday, February 17, 2017
We Will Field Robert Mugabe's Corpse For Election
Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe yesterday brewed a shocker when she suggested that even if a dead President Robert Mugabe's corpse is put on the ballot paper, people will still vote for him.
Grace made the stunning claim while addressing thousands of ZANU PF supporters at St John's Primary School in Buhera, where she blasted unnamed ZANU PF bigwigs for allegedly plotting to dislodge her husband from power.
The first lady has in the past made numerous controversial suggestions regarding Mugabe's 37 year rule and at one point claiming Mugabe who turns 83 next week, will rule Zimbabwe from the grave or from a wheelchair.
She said Mugabe was one of ZANU PF's biggest strengths.
Our first strength is in President Mugabe. Even if we go anywhere people will respect him," she said, adding even children were aware of his "importance".
Grace said it was surprising to hear people saying she must tell Mugabe to leave office.
"You hear people accusing me of still wanting to continue as the first Lady of this nation, saying that is why I don't want to tell the President to retire. I am not the only one who voted for him.
"Only a fool will say that. We will field a candidate of a corpse on the ballot if God takes Mugabe and people will vote for him just to show how much the President is loves," she said amid thunderous applause from the ZANU PF supporters.
Grace added: " Let's wait for God's time when He decides that Mugabe should stop and then we enter tinto the race.
But one thing you must not forget is that if you don't have Mugabe's support it will be difficult for you."