Matanga confirmed police boss

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has confirmed Tandabantu Godwin Matanga as substantive Police Commissioner-General with immediate effect.


Civil Service Commission chairperson Mariyawanda Nzuwah said the appointment was in terms of section 221(1) and 2 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment number 20 as read with section 340(1).

Matanga takes over from Augustine Chihuri, who was recently sent on leave pending retirement after being at the helm of the Zimbabwe Republic Police over the past 24 years.

Matanga holds several professional qualifications in active field artillery management and financial management.

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  1. congrats commissioner matanga for your appointment but we want a force that upholds rule of law and that acts objectively without fear or favour or bias towards a certain political party.we wish you the best in your new role

  2. From the few days in office, Matanga have shown that he is different from Chihuri. Chìhuri was more interested in fatening his pockets at the expense of jnr Officers & the public while Matanga is concerned with the welfare of jnr Officers as well as the core business of the ZRP, ie, Crime.

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