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, a prominent lawyer, activist, politician and Member of Parliament for Harare East. Biti was part of the founding team of the Movement for Democratic Change in 1999 together with Morgan Tsvangirai, Gibson Sibanda, Welshman... Read More About Tendai Biti
Obert Chaurura Gutu is a Zimbabwean lawyer, politician and a former member of MDC-T where he was the party's spokesperson. Gutu had resigned from the party after leadership disputes following the death of its leader Morgan Tsvangirai., however, he was dismissed in March 2018 along... Read More About Obert Gutu
Nelson Chamisa is a Zimbabwean politician who is currently the President of a faction of the MDC-T and leader of the MDC Alliance. In August 2018 Chamisa lost the presidential election to Emmerson Mnangagwa after getting 44.3% of the vote, against Mnangagwa's 50.8%. Chamisa was... Read More About Nelson Chamisa