The MDC National Youth Assembly has issued a statement warning party spokesman Obert Gutu to respect the MDC Alliance coalition and not to violate the coalition pact by running for the Harare East seat which has been reserved for Tendai Biti’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The youths also said that the leadership crisis will be resolved on Thursday after feuding vice presidents Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri have both declared themselves as the rightful acting president.
The statement was delivered at MDC-T’s headquarters at Harvest House on Wednesday by youth assembly youth leader Happymore Chidziva.
Tendai Laxton Biti is the president of the People's Democratic Party, prominent lawyer, activist and politician. Biti was part of the founding team of the Movement for Democratic Change in 1999 together with Morgan Tsvangirai, Gibson Sibanda, Welshman Ncube, Nelson Chamisa, Learnmore Jongwe and others. Read More About Tendai Biti
Obert Chaurura Gutu is a Zimbabwean lawyer, politician and a former member of MDC-T where he served as the party's spokesperson. Gutu quit the party which was allegedly rocked by violence and heated leadership disputes following the death of its leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai. He... Read More About Obert Gutu
Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician who is currently the Acting President of MDC-T and MDC Alliance. Chamisa is a Member of Parliament of Kuwadzana East in the political party. In 2003, Chamisa broke new ground in the politics of Zimbabwe by becoming the youngest... Read More About Nelson Chamisa