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Zimbabweans attack Mahama for calling Mugabe a ‘hero’

Zimbabweans attack Mahama for calling Mugabe a 'hero'Former President John Mahama says history will remember Robert Mugabe kindly, describing the forced resignation of the former Zimbabwean leader as “a sad ending”.

The 93-year-old former leader of Zimbabwe resigned on Tuesday after an impeachment process was triggered in the country’s Parliament to have him removed from office.

Mr Mugabe had previously refused to resign despite a week-long military takeover, and days of protests against his rule.

Mr. Mahama in an attempt to praise the Zimbabwean leader posted on social media saying: “A sad ending for a liberation hero, a patriot, and a great Pan Africanist. I pray the dramatic events of November serve as a reboot for democracy and prosperity in #Zim. History will remember Comrade Mugabe kindly.”Zimbabweans attack Mahama for calling Mugabe a 'hero'

Zimbabweans attack Mahama for calling Mugabe a ‘hero’

Comments from the Former President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, were not well-received as he has come under heavy attack by Zimbabweans on micro-blogging site, Twitter for referring to their ex-leader, Robert Mugabe as a ‘hero’.

Mr. Mahama who is one of the many world leaders to react to the news of the unexpected resignation of Mugabe that brought an end to his 37-year-old rule as president of Zimbabwe took to Twitter to heap praises on the former revolutionary leader.

Despite wishing the ‘freed’ country a turnaround for democracy and prosperity did not seem happy about the sudden turn of events referred to the situation as a “sad ending for a liberation hero.”

His tweet however, did not seem to have gone down well with Zimbabweans who have expressed displeasure and anger towards the Former president of Ghana. He tweeted;Zimbabweans attack Mahama for calling Mugabe a 'hero'

Source: Samcilla/BjrliveFM.com/22117/

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