28 March 2023
By A Correspondent
Wellington Mahwende won the Zanu PF Masvingo Urban House of Assembly primary election after seeing off James Pande’s challenge.
Mahwende polled a total of 1494 votes to Pande’s 700.
Mahwende is the current deputy mayor of the city of Masvingo. He is also the councillor for ward 6, Masvingo Urban Constituency.
According to Zanu PF insiders, Mahwende belongs to Gen Chiwenga’s faction while Pande is a Mnangagwa loyalist.
“Zanu PF Masvingo Urban
Final Masvingo Urban Constituency results of poll:
Pande 717,” a Zanu PF official posted on Facebook.