President Robert Mugabe’s days in office are now numbered, as the veteran leader has reportedly secretly bow down to pressure from the country’s securocrats to announce his departure, Spotlight Zimbabwe, has been told.
Mugabe who is fighting to put out the worst political fires of his career, coming from all angles inside the ruling Zanu PF party, the opposition and a growing citizen protest movement, is said to have agreed to step down within months at a recent security meeting in Harare, amid intelligence gathering that Zanu PF could be prematurely toppled from power before 2018 through a forced transitional authority, which it suspects the International Community is likely to sponsor and support via the United Nations route, in the wake of unrest, chaos and police attacks on innocent civilians ensuing in the capital.
Mugabe and his power inner circle normally hold important weekly defence and security meetings every Friday afternoon.
According to two cabinet ministers, who spoke to our reporters in Harare on condition that they be not named, Mugabe also wants his wife Grace, appointed to the position of vice president as condition for his exit, after the security establishment advised that to avoid a transitional authority, VP Emmerson Mnangagwa, is better placed to rescue the party from losing power, by reforming Zanu PF.
They said Mnangagwa, who has reportedly received political backing from London, Beijing, Tehran and Pretoria was ready to be President, and that he has picked Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) Commander, General Constantino Chiwenga, as one of the his deputies should he storm to the presidency as is now most certain.
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