Categories: Zim Latest

Zim MPs are foolish, stupid and incompetent, says Mliswa

Seasoned legislator Temba Mliswa says Parliamentarians in Zimbabwe are not only foolish and stupid but are also incompetent to discharge their mandate.

Parliament which has a role in the passing of the country’s budgets has not been able to allocate itself enough resources.

According to the legislators, Parliament is always legging behind the executive and judiciary in terms of resources and yet they are supposed to be equal.

While ministers get two vehicles while in office, legislators only get one vehicle during their five-year tenure.

This has not gone down well with legislators some of whom have been making noise about their welfare on several occasions.

Speaking during a breakfast meeting organised by the Southern Africa Parliamentary Support Trust (SAPST), Mliswa questioned why Parliament has been passing budgets and yet there are a lot of discrepancies every time.

“Why is Parliament passing budgets with all these indicators? It comes back to Parliament. We are stupid, we are foolish, and we are incompetent at the end of the day.

“Not only that, but we do also pass budgets to ministries which spend more money than us who pass budgets for the executive, yet we are ourselves not even get what they get.

“You cannot have Parliamentarians suffering but passing budgets of judges to get range rovers, and the executive to get two cars each a Mercedes Benz and off-road vehicles. So, how do you exercise your role if you are poor and incapacitated?

Mthuli Ncube running a circus

Meanwhile, the Norton legislator has accused the Ministry of Finance of running a circus with the country’s resources.

He said it was disappointing that the money allocated was not being disbursed.

“The ministry of finance is a circus because we pass the budget and yet only 30% of what we pass is allocated.

“So, that breeds corruption on its own, because people are not getting enough,” he said.




Recent Posts

YADAH FC Secures Khama Billiat’s Signing, NO Dynamos Deal

YADAH FC is poised to introduce former Zimbabwean international, Khama Billiat, with an unveiling event… Read More

21st February 2024

Alleged Vehicle Smuggling Ring Involving State Agencies Uncovered in Zimbabwean Court Case

A recent court case has brought to light a covert operation involving the smuggling of… Read More

21st February 2024

Tiktok star Bobbi Athoff trending over alleged video leaks

Alleged Bobbi Athoff Leaks Circulate Online, Fans Suspect AI Bobbi has not yet responded to… Read More

21st February 2024

Woman Arrested for Posting Images of Child Shaving Nude Women on Social Media

The woman accused of posting her child waxing nude women on social media has been… Read More

21st February 2024

Khama Billiat’s Potential Move to Yadah FC Sparks Speculation in Zim Domestic Football…VIDEO

Yadah FC officials welcome Khama Billiat at Harare Airport Former Zimbabwe Warriors star Khama Billiat… Read More

21st February 2024

We’re in talks with ‘The State and Sengezo Tshabangu to get back our captured organization’ – implies CCC president Welshman Ncube

Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) acting president Prof Welshman Ncube says his party is engaging… Read More

20th February 2024