Speaker of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda has criticised the late MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai’s family for ill-treating the former Prime Minister’s widow Ms Elizabeth Macheka over inheritance issues.
While launching the Women’s Manifesto, Election Women’s Charter, The Pledge and the 50-50 Advocacy Campaign in Harare today, Mudenda said families should respect the law when it comes to inheritance issues. Said Mudenda:
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I was disheartened to hear squabbles in the family of the late leader of the Movement for Democratic Change vaTsvangirai. Family members trying to involve themselves in the inheritance issues. The law must be respected. I wish we had spiritual power of waking up from the dead. Myself I would wake up and defend my spouse. The matrimonial property is hers and mine and for the children. Unfortunately we cannot get up but the law can wake up on your behalf…
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