- Jessie Majome (right) with suspended Harare Mayor Bernard Manyenyeni
Top Harare lawyer and Movement for Democratic Change-Tsvangirai MP for Harare West Jessie Majome is spearheading a petition campaign to force the government to reinstate the illegally suspended Harare mayor Bernard Manyenyeni.
Majome this week confronted local government minister Saviour Kasukuwere and asked him point blank why he was acting illegally and interfering in local government affairs.
“When I accosted the minister at Parliament on Wednesday when I had a chance meeting with him and asked him why he doesn’t just follow the law and the Constitution. His reply made my jaw drop. He said, with a straight face that since I’m a lawyer LIKE HIM I should know that provisions of the Constitution do not apply until the Constitutional Court says so! I was sapped of the strength to tell him that merely enrolling at a law school doesn’t make one a lawyer and that his view of the law is totally whacky! I wonder where the Attorney General is. He should advise his client. Please sign the Hands Off Harare online petition to the minister on www.change.org,” Majome posted on Facebook.
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