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'Zimbabweans must unite for a shared vision,' argued Komichi. What vision has MDC/CCC ever had other than a seat on gravy train!

17 May 2024 at 17:04hrs | Views
"Veteran opposition politician and anti-Zanu PF hardcore, Senator Morgan Komichi has claimed that there is need for opposition movements must to unite and fight Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangwagwa's administration head-on in order to save the country from socio-pilitical and economic turmoil that Zimbabwe has been constantly facing," reported Bulawayo 24.

"Speaking during an interview with this publication, Komichi appealed for the opposition members unite, claiming that "All MDC splinters must unite to reconstruct the Mass Democratic Struggle once more."

"I call for National Dialogue to resolve the socio-economic and political crisis in Zimbabwe. I urge Zimbabweans to unite for peace and shared vision," Komichi said.

What is Senator Komichi wittering about?

"All MDC splinters must unite to reconstruct the Mass Democratic Struggle once more!" If the opposition was ever a Mass Democratic Struggle, then why did it fail to implement even one token democratic reform these last 24 years including 5 years of the 2008 to 2013 GNU. For the record Senator Komichi was a senior MDC leader throughout the GNU.

Mugabe bribed the MDC leaders with the trappings of high office; the ministerial limos, generous salary and allowances, a US$ 4 million mansion for Tsvangirai himself, etc., etc. To show their appreciation the MDC leaders forgot about implementing the reforms.

"Mazivanhu eMDC adzidzi kudya anyerere!" (MDC leaders have learned to enjoy the gravy train good-life, they will never rock the boat!) boasted Zanu PF cronies when asked why MDC leaders were not implementing the reforms during the GNU.

Ever since the GNU debacle, MDC/CCC leaders have participated in flawed elections; knowing fully well Zanu PF was rigging and that participating would give the regime legitimacy; for the same reasons they failed to implement even one reform during the GNU - greed and incompetence. And, worst of all, they have conned their ignorant and gullible party supporters to participate in the flawed elections to perpetuate the dictatorship and the nation's suffering.

How anyone can be conned into believing such idiotic nonsense as Chamisa's "I have plugged all Zanu PF vote rigging loop holes. #Godisinit!" beggars belief! The upstart did not have verified voters' roll and failed to deploy election agents at all polling stations even though he had the funding for it.

"I urge Zimbabweans to unite for peace and shared vision!" Yeah right! The only "share vision" Komichi and company have is to con Zimbabweans into participating in the flawed 2028 elections, give Zanu PF legitimacy and that he will be one of the lucky ones to win one of the gravy train seats!

Neither Senator Komichi nor any of his former MDC colleagues will ever implement any of the democratic reforms to stop Zanu PF rigging elections and thus end this double curse of 44 years of rigged elections and bad governance. Komichi et al had many golden opportunities to implement the reforms these last 24 years including 5 in the GNU; they wasted them all. It is naive, to say the least, to believe they will do so now.

Zimbabweans must accept MDC/CCC have failed to stop Zanu PF rigging elections, the idea of winning RIGGED elections is just absurd. We must elect opposition leaders who will get the reforms implemented.

Just because MDC/CCC failed to do so does not mean it cannot be done. The need to get the reforms implemented is more urgent now than ever; the country is in a serious economic and political mess, another rigged election in 2028 in simply unthinkable!

What is required to save Zimbabwe is that the electorate to be educated so that they are knowledgeable and not so easily conned taken advantage of by these corrupt, incompetent and utterly useless politicians, from both sides of the political divide! Zimbabwe is a failed state because we have failed to hold free, fair and credible elections for 44 years. We have been conned into chasing a mirage!

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