Zimbabwe Energy Minister Fortune Chasi has been fired and replaced by Soda Zhemu. Reports indicate Chasi was fired for his recent brawl with suspended ZESA chair Sydney Gata.
APPOINTMENT OF HONOURABLE SODA ZHEMU AS MINISTER OF ENERGY AND POWER DEVELOPMENT TO REPLACE HONOURABLE ADVOCATE FORTUNE CHASI
In terms of Section 104 (1) of the Zimbabwe Constitution Amendment INN. 201 Act of 2013. His Excellency the President. Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa has appointed Hon. Soda Zhemu Member of Parliament for Muzarabani North, as Minister of Energy and Power Development in place of the current minister. Hon. Advocate Fortune Chasi. The latter has been relieved of his ministerial post in terms of Section (108) 1a of the Zimbabwe Constitution Amendment No.. 20 Act of 2013. as his conduct of Government business had become incompatible with the President’s expectations.
The appointment off Hon Soda Zhemu and the removal of Hon Fortune Chasi is with immediate effect.
Chasi is one of the most adored Zanu PF ministers because of his ability to listen to the people he serves.