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BREAKING: Sengezo Tshabangu appointed Leader of the Opposition in Parliament

by Mandla Ndlovu
30 May 2024 at 17:33hrs | Views
Matabeleland North Province Senator Sengezo Tshabangu has been named the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament, overseeing both the National Assembly and the Senate.

The announcement was made this afternoon by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Mudenda, during a session of the National Assembly.

With this new role, Sen Tshabangu will serve as the primary liaison for the Government and various stakeholders in all engagements with the opposition. His responsibilities will include forming portfolio committees and appointing chairpersons to represent the opposition in key international organizations. These organizations include the Pan African Parliament (PAP), the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Forum, the International Parliamentary Union (IPU), and the African, Caribbean and Pacific-European Union (ACP-EU), among others.

Additionally, Sen Tshabangu has been appointed to the Parliament Standing Rules and Orders Committee, the highest decision-making body in the legislative assembly. His membership in the International Parliamentary Union, the global parliamentary organization, further underscores his influential position.

This strategic appointment positions Sen Tshabangu as a pivotal figure in the nation's political landscape, tasked with ensuring the opposition's voice is heard both domestically and internationally.
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Source - Byo24News