Zodwa Mkandla says she has nothing to do with Ginimbi’s estate. “Genius was a very organized man; he obviously left a will.
I will only work with the family to help them run the hotel and the transport business since I am already in the hospitality industry through Traverse Travel Agent.
I have the clientele which can occupy the hotel and generate money for the business.
“I met him when he was 23 and it was in 2006. We were just friends then but he later on asked me out and we started dating in 2009; this was after three years of friendship,” she told The Sunday Mail. They later married but the union hit the rocks in 2018. They duly shared assets and parted
“When we first met, Genius had nothing to his name — anga asina chinhu — but the man was such a hard worker. He would wake up at 5am to do his gas business. He continued to work hard throughout his life until he made it to the top.
“I was the first in business, hence I was wiser. Genius had bigger business ideas but I always helped him with the wisdom. Likewise, I would go to him for business advice. What I can say without any shadow of doubt is that Ginimbi was a go-getter and never used juju.
“If there are snakes which vomit money, why can’t people get them and be rich? I watched Genius grow from nothing to a millionaire through sheer hard work.”