People from across the political divide have pledged support for Zimbabwe`s incoming president Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Matabeleland North province has pledged its support for Cde Mnangagwa when he takes over as the head of state and government this Friday.

High expectations from all Zimbabweans await Cde Mnangagwa as he takes over as head of state and government with people expressing optimism that he will turn around the economic fortunes of the country.

However, for his policies to succeed it is the duty of every Zimbabwean to participate in nation building by supporting the new leadership.

The incoming head of state is expected to enjoy support in the agriculture sector, following his exceptional performance in command agriculture which saw the country harvesting excess maize from the previous farming season.

Religious leaders  

The religious community has called for all Zimbabweans across the religious and political divide to bury the seed of enmity and sow a sense of re-building the nation in the new political dispensation.

Zimbabwe has fostered a culture of tolerance within communities where people from diverse cultures and affiliations can work together regardless of political tribal and religious differences.

Business leaders

There is optimism in the mining town of Zvishavane that the incoming president will give support to revive the defunct Shabanie Mine and support business in a way that will change lives in the community, says Midlands chapter ZNCC executive member Mr Tamson Mthombeni who is also a representative of Makanaka Holdings.

Miners

On the other hand, Chamber of Mines president Mr Batirai Manhando says they are expecting deepening engagement with the new government for the transformation of the country’s economy.

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