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Chamisa's MDC takes ZEC head on over formation of new party

by Mandla Ndlovu
26 Nov 2019 at 07:22hrs | Views
The Nelson Chamisa led MDC has come our blazing over the decision by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission to register a party named MDC Zimbabwe.

ZEC wrote a letter to the President of MDC Zimbabwe acknowledging the receipt of their letter of application.

MDC Acting Secretary General Jameson Timba said, "We have been made aware that some individuals purporting to be members have written to you purporting to notify you of their existence as MDC Zimbabwe headquartered in Gweru. We have also been made aware of a letter purportedly coming from yourselves in response to their notification wherein you have acknowledged and, indeed, accepted them as part of your stakeholders."

The MDC lawmaker said ZEC was not supposed to violate the constitutional provisions.

"Firstly, as a key stakeholder represented in Parliament and known to you, we were not given an opportunity to express ourselves on the validity of the claim by any of the said individuals. May we remind you that you are a public officer in charge of a public institution and, as such, you should conduct yourself within the bounds of the Constitution and, in particular, the requirements of administrative justice."

Source - Byo24News