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'Parastatals boards appointed on cronysim,' says Msipa
Posted on February 13, 2014 by ZimSitRep_J - 5 Comments ↓
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| 'Parastatals boards appointed on cronysim,' says Msipa
13 February 2014
FORMER Midlands Governor, Dr Cephas Msipa, says cronyism, incompetence and greed are to blame for the rot that has permeated most State enterprises and parastatals.
Dr Msipa, who served on 18 boards in his prime when he briefly left Government between 1985 and 1995, said today's board members and executives were driven by the love of money in their operations.
said: "My heart bleeds when I hear about the corruption that is taking place in most boards of parastatals.
said those appointed to sit on any board, especially in parastatals, should view the appointment as a national duty.
would approach his
assignment to any board as a challenge knowing fully well that he
was expected to produce results.
He said some of the boards he sat on include the Agricultural Marketing Board (AMA) that oversaw the operations of the Cold Storage Commission, Dairiboard and the Cotton Marketing Board.
He also sat on the Triangle Sugar Estates board, Bikita Minerals, Cairns Foods and many others.
said AMA had the responsibility of buying grain in times of drought, not government.
5 comments on " 'Parastatals boards appointed on cronysim,' says Msipa
who are you fooling.
you disappoint me because I expected a speech with constructive real solutions not to support what cannot be defended with carefully worded sentences.
can only say the current events have taken you by surprise and total disbelief.