On June 19, the Anti-Corruption Commission Zimbabwe said Health Minister Obadiah Moyo was caught in one corruption case regarding the provision of pandemic prevention equipment COVID-19.
According to a correspondent of the Vietnam News Agency, resident of Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Committee, John Makamure, confirmed that the Minister of Health and Child Welfare “was arrested,” and is currently being held at the police station. Police of Rhodesville county in Harare. Obadiah Moyo is expected to stand trial on June 20.
Earlier, the main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), had accused the corrupt government of signing a contract to buy COVID-19 pandemic prevention equipment from Drax Consulting SAGL, which had only been established. set up 2 months ago.
The company has been awarded a $ 20 million contract to provide a wide range of medical equipment, including COVID-19 tests and protective equipment.
In March, the Hungarian authorities, where Drax Consulting SAGL registered its business, expressed concern about a suspicious payment of $ 2 million to its account.
The Zimbabwe government has yet to comment on the matter. Up to now, African countries have recorded 479 cases of COVID-19, including 4 deaths.