Movement for Democratic Change supporters in Gokwe have warned party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to be highly cautions and thorough about his proposed coalition partners because some of them are Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front surrogates meant to cause confusion.
This was after Tsvangirai promised local leaders that the MDC-T and other political parties under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) were working flat out for the implementation of far reaching reforms that would guarantee a credible poll next year.
Although the local leaders were worried about ZANU-PF infiltration, they welcomed the coming together of genuine political parties because it would provide inspiration and hope that change would definitely come at the next election.
Tsvangirai will be in Kadoma and Kwekwe today.
Monday, 06 February 2017
President Tsvangirai meets students, opinion leaders
President Morgan Tsvangirai yesterday resumed his listening tour of the provinces when he met opinion leaders and students in Gokwe and Kwekwe respectively.
In Gokwe, President Tsvangirai held two highly successful meetings with chiefs, village heads, war veterans and church leaders with all of them saying they want the new government in 2018 to put in place a new governance architecture that is inclusive and where government does not abuse State institutions as done by Zanu PF.
The opinion leaders complained of partisan distribution of food, rampant corruption in all sectors of the economy and the abuse of traditional leaders by government. They said they yearned for a truly free and fair election where the people's will is respected and transfer of power guaranteed.
President Tsvangirai promised the leaders that the MDC and other political parties under NERA were working flat out for the implementation of far reaching reforms that would guarantee a credible poll.
The opinion leaders also welcomed the proposed alliance of opposition political parties but warned President Tsvangirai to be highly cautious and to be thorough as some of the outfits were Zanu PF surrogates meant to cause confusion. They said, however, that the coming together of genuine political parties would provide inspiration and hope that change would definitely come at the next election.
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