Harare ‑ Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday, said he has unearthed a plot to impeach him soon after the elections by legislators from his own Zanu-PF party.
The elections are set to be held on July 30, where he will be tightly contested against MDC Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa.
Mnangagwa told a Zanu-PF healing and reconciliation workshop in Harare that disgruntled parliamentary candidates from the ruling party were plotting to impeach him soon after the elections.
He said from the intelligence they had gathered, it was members who were sympathetic to former president Robert Mugabe. Mugabe was toppled from power last November through a coup.
“Some of those who have won these primary elections have two minds. They have gone to join the Zanu PF wagon using various tricks, money included, to be elected with a possible view that once in Parliament, they will band together and move a motion of impeachment," he said.