'I am on my way out' says Mugabe

'I am on my way out' says Mugabe
Published: 2016 June 19 21:36:23 (11383 Views)
Mugabe the only leader Zimbabwe has known since independence 36 years ago has admitted his days were numbered.

A few weeks ago, Mugabe (92), declared he wanted to stay on while First Lady Grace Mugabe told the recent Zanu PF million-man-march that "he will rule from the National Heroes Acre".

Constitutionally, Mugabe can run for one more term, which will end in 2022.



Officially opening the 24th Children's Parliament yesterday said: "Once upon a time, I was like you. But I am not like you anymore. I am on my way out," he said.

"But when I look over my shoulder, I would want to see bold and courageous men. I want to look behind and say those coming will be better than me."

"That is what we always fight to do. To be better than our parents, initially be like them but strive to be better."



Source - Zimbabwe Standard

Tags: Mugabe, power, Zimbabwe,
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He has run a good race by God's grace!!!

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