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Moses Mzila-Ndlovu ditches MDC

by Thobekile Zhou
11 Jun 2016 at 15:57hrs | Views
About 70 MDC members including suspended former  MDC secretary general  Moses Mzila Ndlovu on Saturday permanently cut ties with the political party.

Other notable personalities include Esaph Mdlongwa, Elizabeth Ndlovu, Abednico Moyo and former deputy Minister of Higher Education, Lutho Tapela.

The announcement was made today in Bulawayo.

Ndlovu said "The challenges bedevilling the people's organisation, the MDC have long been a public issue.

" Of course the public at large might not be aware that while some ugly scenes played out in the media, both formal and informal means were attempted to resolve some of the problems through the laid down internal processes."

"As Zimbabweans, we have been exposed to cruel ways of terminating one's party membership like burning t-shirts.

"We are going to do things in a civilised way. If our colleagues insist that it belongs to them, we will engage in negotiations with them. For now, we are keeping custody of the cards and regalia".

"Indeed, the problems are deep rooted and complex to even try and narrate then here, suffice to say we have not resolved anything. Hence my acknowledgement and expression of gratitude to colleagues who waited trustingly and confidently for the internal processes to address these issues but unfortunately nothing has happened or even initiated along those lines. At this juncture and chapter of our protracted struggle, it is no longer a question of who did what and why? We have come to accept that let bygones be bygones. It is time to close that chapter," he said.

"Since we are at crossroads, we were compelled to decide one way or the other. Indeed, making such profound decisions cannot be easy, but we have done so nonetheless. History will judge us by the decision we have taken. Having carefully studied our situation and the conditions in the MDC, we do not regret in this important decision."

Source - Byo24News