Leader of the opposition National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) party Professor Lovemore Madhuku who garnered only 2 739 votes in the presidential election has conceded defeat to President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Madhuku, who’s tally was 0.1 per cent of the votes cast has urged other political parties to accept the results saying that he did not believe that there was any rigging by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec). Speaking on the election, Madhuku said,
As NCA and their presidential candidate, I accept the outcome of the presidential results. We have no issues with the results, and I also believe that all presidential candidates were voted by the numbers announced. I don’t believe candidates should choose which results to accept and which results not to accept. Why should ZEC only rig the presidential election, and not of all candidates but just one? We need to accept the outcome and move forward as a country
President Emmerson Mnangagwa was declared the winner of the presidential election by Zec chairperson, Justice Priscilla Chigumba although the MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa has cried foul alleging that there was rigging.
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