The deposed leader said he has been given $467,000 and two houses, which he claims is not enough.
General Constantino Chiwenga warned of military intervention to back independence figures after President Robert Mugabe purged his prominent second-in-command.
Mugabe's wife and vice-president are thought to be vying to succeed the 92-year-old.
Mugabe's wife, army colleague and ex-vice president could all replace the 92-year-old.
The world's oldest head of state isn't planning on going anywhere soon.
Joice Mujuru was sacked in December 2014 after Mugabe accused her of plotting to overthrow him.