Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe instructed that the Commissioner of Zimbabwe Police, Augustine Chihuri to arrest and detain the Zimbabwe Olympic Team immediately they arrived the Harare International Airport.
The Zimbabwe Olympic Team is one of the Olympics team without a medal presented; a team made up of 31 athletes with any one of them coming close to winning a contest, the highest was at the 8th position.
Mr. Mugabe the Zimbabwe President who is incensed with the team’s performance told the Police Chief to arrest all the team members and detain them.
“We have wasted the country’s money on these rats we call athletes. If you are not ready to sacrifice and win even copper or brass medals (referring the 4th and 5th positions) as our neighbors Botswana did, then why do you go to waste our money” Zimbabwe President said.
”If we needed people to just go to Brazil to sing our national anthem and hoist our flag, we would have sent some of the beautiful girls and handsome guys from University of Zimbabwe to represent us.”
He added that, the money invested in the team to represent the country could have been used to provide amenities and build schools.
“This situation is like an impotent man who is married to five women, what is the essence? I will make sure we share the cost across board for all of them to pay back to government chest even if it takes 10 years to recoup, now it turns out to be a soft loan we have given them to go and visit Brazil as tourist, they are useless” Zimbabwe President concluded
Zimbabwe President Instructed Arrest of Zimbabwe Olympic team Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe instructed that the Commissioner of Zimbabwe Police, Augustine …Aug 24 2016nigerianews.info