Biti slams listener for asking about Tsvangirai’s health

During a Zimbabwe Election Debate interview with Ruvheneko Parirenyatwa on Star FM, People’s Democratic Party Presidentt Tendai Biti slammed a listener who asked for his thoughts on MDC Alliance leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s health and if he is the best candidate for the 2018 elections.

Biti said that his differences with Tsvangirai where never about a person. Said Biti:

That statement is ironic. It’s clearly coming from someone who belongs to a party whose candidate is 94 years and can hardly walk. Yes we have absolute confidence in Morgan Tsvangirai and none among us is fit to play doctor to his right.

Biti also clarified that he is not back at MDC-T but that he is a member of the MDC Alliance. Said Biti:

I am a member of the MDC Alliance not a member of the MDC-T. I left the party because there were objective differences not with Tsvangirai.

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Tendai Laxton Biti is a politician and currently one of the 3 Vice Presidents of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). He was elected the vice presidency in May 2019 at the MDC Congress. Biti is also one of Zimbabwe's most prominent lawyers. Biti is... Read More About Tendai Biti

The MDC Alliance is a coalition of seven opposition parties that was launched on the 5th of August, 2017 at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfield, with the aim to challenge Zanu-PF in 2018 harmonised elections. The party's presidential candidate for the 2018 elections is Nelson... Read More About MDC Alliance

Morgan Tsvangirai was a Zimbabwean politician and leader of the Movement for Democratic Change party and Trade Unionist. He was Prime Minister of Zimbabwe during the Government of National Unity era from 2008 and 2013. Tsvangirai died on 14 February 2018 at a hospital in... Read More About Morgan Tsvangirai

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