HARARE- The Moti Group, owners of African Chrome Fields and one of the largest foreign investors in the country, has condemned the act of violence perpetrated at the campaign rally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Bulawayo recently.
This comes after two victims of the Bulawayo Zanu PF rally explosion have succumbed to injuries sustained during the incident while others are still recovering from the impact of the bomb blast.
“We express our sincere condolences to the loved ones of those who lost their lives in this attack. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers also go out to those who were injured, to their families and to politicians injured in this attack. We pray for their speedy recovery.
“We are shocked by this cowardly act. There is no place for violence in an open and democratic society, and this weekend’s incident is a blight on our national pride. This behavior is completely against the values of peace and tolerance in in which the Zimbabwean people both believe and uphold,” said the Moti Group in a statement.
The group said the perpetrators of this callous act must be found and brought to justice noting that the company has confidence in the Zimbabwean Government together with law enforcement agencies to act swiftly.
Moti group added that they have confidence in the courage and resolve of Government and in the people of Zimbabwe.
“Zimbabwe’s people will not be cowed, nor will they allow this tragic event to derail the democratic processes and movement for change currently unfolding in Zimbabwe,” said the group.
As one of Zimbabwe’s largest investors, Moti group said it fully supports all efforts to build and uphold the pillars of democracy.
The group called on all Zimbabweans, local and multinational corporations, the international community and neighbours across the African continent, to condemn this attack in the strongest terms.