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Lumumba Speaks On why he left political commentary!

Lumumba, who blew the internet shortly after being appointed as the chairman of the communications task force by the Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube resurfaced ad did QA on Instagram.

Following his appointment, Lumumba hit the ground running and in a live video that went viral on the social media platforms, announced that Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe directors were feeding the black market with bond notes.

He went on to name Mirirai Chiremba, Norman Mataruka, Gresham Muradzikwa and Azvinandawa Saburi as the chief culprits behind parallel markets’ nefarious activities. This saw RBZ Governor Dr John Mangudya suspend the four to pave way for investigations.

Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube allegedly fired Acie Mutumanje Lumumba as chairman of the Communications Taskforce in the ministry three days after his appointment.

Lumumba’s appointment drew brickbats from different sectors of society, with questions raised over his credentials to run a high-profile portfolio in the ministry. Ncube was placed under pressure to cut Lumumba loose.

After the drama-filled saga, Lumumba went offline for a while then came back earlier in the year to brag about his brand new Mercedes Benz which later on was rumored to have been involved in an accident.

Well, Lumumba recently resurfaced on Instagram and did a QA session on the platform.

In the QA session, Lumumba was asked why he left a Political Commentary.

Lumumba said:

“It brought fame but not fortune. I wanted to be rich!”

Source | ZiMetro News

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