Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, Hon Ziyambi Ziyambi says First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa left politics to address various problems that are faced by Zimbabweans.
Hon Ziyambi said this yesterday during the official launch of Marondera Female Open Prison by First Lady, Auxilia Mnangagwa.
Hon Ziyambi said the First lady left his post as a member of parliament for Chirumanzi constituency to ensure that she acquire a free role to help and save Zimbabweans on their problems adding that the government assigned her to be not only the mother of Chirumanzi constituency but the mother of the whole nation.
“To save the nation effectively she quit politics as a member of parliament for Chirumanzu constituency although she had a special attachment with Chirumanzu, as government we said you must not be the mother of one constituency but a mother of all Zimbabweans,” said Ziyambi.
The Former Deputy Minister of Home Affairs also highlighted some of the achievements that has been accomplished by the first lady to upgrade the life of Zimbabweans through her philanthropic works.
“Evidently, through her angel of hope foundation she has been working hard to uplift vulnerable members of our communities, inspired by her capabilities and realizing her charitable practices the Ministry of Health and Childcare appointed her as the Ambassador for Maternal and Child Health and later assigned her to the new and more demanding role of ambassador of the same Ministry,” added Ziyambi.
The first lady’s philanthropic works were registered yesterday by the construction and launch of the first female open prison in Marondera, an initiative which elevated Zimbabwean status to be the first country to have such an institution in Southern Africa.