Zimbabwean First Lady Announces Herself As New President

Zimbabwean first lady, Grace Mugabe has announced herself as the new president to take over when her husband, Robert Mugabe finally steps down due to his concerned health issues.  

President Robert Mugabe
Robert Mugabe, is the world’s oldest and one of the longest serving Head of State at 92 years old. Mugabe having ruled for over 30 years, was reportedly advised to drop out of the 2018 election race by his medical doctors, which possibly is the main reason he is forcing himself  into retirement. 

Zimbabwes President Robert Mugabe, centre, is flanked by his daughter Bona, left, and wife Grace during celebrations to mark his 91st birthday in the resort town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Saturday Feb, 28, 2015. (АР Photonsvangirayi Mukwazhi)

Speaking at a gathering over the weekend, Mashonaland  West women’s league chairperson, Angeline Muchemeyi revealed that Grace Mugabe who has been the league secretary since 2014, told them that there is no point for  her ftghtingfor a lesser position after several plans and arrangements had been made with the ailing president  to hand over the role of the state affairs to her.  The First Lady said: 

“I’m the wife of the president, I’m the president already … I plan and do everything with the  president, what more do I want? For now the position of the women boss is enough.”

Source: BuzzSouthAfrica

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