Normalcy Returns To Zimbabwe As Army Returns To Barracks, Handsover To Police
The Zimbabwe Defence Forces have officially called off its Operation Restore Legacy which ushered in the country’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa into office.
The press conference was held at the Josiah Magama Tongora Barracks, previously King George VI (KG VI) Barracks.
The press conference was attended by high ranking officers from the Zimbabwe Defence Forces and Security Services who include Major General Douglas Nyikayaramba, Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services boss, (retired) Major General Paradzai Zimondi and ZRP chief spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba.
Addressing Zimbabwe National Army Commander, Philip Valerio Sibanda said normal police duties are to begin after the end of Operation Restore Legacy. The Army boss, urged police to be professional in carrying out their duties,
“Normalcy has now returned to the country. This day (start of operation) was historic and will be remembered by generations to come,” said Gen Sibanda.
He added saying, “it is our wish that voting and campaigning takes place in peace…Let us now all work for a peaceful and prosperous Zimbabwe.”
All soldiers are now returning to the barracks. What a relief!
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