Speaking at Morgan Tsvangirai House in Harare on Tuesday, MDC Alliance principal Tendai Biti said the coalition’s presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has won the harmonised elections and should be sworn in.
Biti said in a normal country Chamisa should have been sworn in as the next President of Zimbabwe by the Chief Justice. Said Chamisa:
In a normal country Nelson Chamisa would be sworn in right now by Chief Justice (Luke) Malaba.
Biti said he hopes ZEC will announce results that are consistent with what has been concluded by the command centres set up by MDC Alliance. Said Biti:
The results show beyond reasonable doubt that we have won this election and that the next President of Zimbabwe is Advocate Nelson Chamisa. These results were extrapolated from V11 forms that in some cases were posted outside posted outside polling stations in compliance with the law and in some cases handed over to our candidates’ agents in compliance with the law. We now hope that the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) will follow its Constitutional and legal obligation defined in the Electoral Act of formally announcing the result that is consistent with what we have gathered through our own parallel voter tabulation process. As you know we set up command centres in every constituency…