Obadiah Moyo granted ZW$50 000 bail

HEALTH and Child Care Minister Obadiah Moyo was freed after being granted ZW$50 000  bail Saturday.

he is facing charges amounting to criminal abuse of office as a public official in relation to the procurement of US$60 million Covid-19 materials.

Magistrate Munamato Mutevedzi presided over Minister Moyo’s  bail application Saturday following his a his arrest over the scandal a day before.

Mutevedzi also ordered Moyo to report to the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, which arrested him, thrice a week.

He is also to surrender his passport, and to not interfere with State witnesses.

The witnesses include Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, George Guvamatanga, as well as Dr. Agnes Mahomva who is national coordinator of the National Covid-19 Taskforce.

Members of the public remain sceptical that the arrests will not lead to anything meaningful as it has been the norm with high level government officials arrested on similar charges.


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