MDC-T spokesperson Obert Gutu has accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) of delaying the implementation of the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) process. He said that his party was preparing for the possibility of the 2018 elections being conducted using the old voters roll.
Gutu also said that there was need for voters to be educated on the BVR process and said that ZEC was intentionally delaying the process. Said Gutu:
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