Expelled MDC-T vice president Thokozani Khupe’s lawyer Professor Lovemore Madhuku is expected to file her Constitutional Court application challenging her expulsion from Parliament today.
Khupe who was the MDC-T Proportional Representation Member of Parliament, was expelled from the National Assembly last week after MDC-T leader Advocate Nelson Chamisa wrote to the Speaker of Parliament, Advocate Jacob Mudenda, claiming that she no longer represented the opposition party’s interests. Said Madhuku:
We are filing the application tomorrow (today). Today (yesterday) we spent our time working on the papers. My client was busy collecting documents from Parliament. We have now put all the documents together.
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Madhuku was born in Chipinge in July 1966. He is a prominent democracy activist, politician, law expert (Professor of Law) and founder of the National Constitutional Assembly and is also a political analyst. Read More About Lovemore Madhuku
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