Mwonzora Responds To Zanu-PF Youth Leader’s ‘Endorsement’

MDC secretary general Douglas Mwonzora has responded to Zanu-PF youth leader Lewis Matutu that he is likely to beat the current popular leader, Nelson Chamisa at the opposition party’s Congress scheduled for May 24-26.

Mwonzora said he does not have Zanu-PF’s support. He said Matutu was just giving his opinion but it does not mean he supports him. Said Mwonzora:

But let me come to why they are saying Zanu-PF prefers me. And I want to quote two tweets. The first tweet was by a person called Lewis Matutu. I have gone to research to that after these accusations. And Matutu says in answer to something which Mr Chalton Hwende had said. Matutu says ‘I think Mwonzora will win’. Now when someone says ‘I think Mwonzora will win’ does that mean they support that person? I will give you an example Larry, I am a Liverpool supporter but when Roma is playing Juventus I can predict the score, I can say  ‘Juventus may win’ that does not mean I support Juventus. But most importantly Mr Matutu was then questioned by people on that platform and he said and I quote ‘I hate both Douglas Mwonzora and Nelson Chamisa’ end of quote. Now tell me that is a person who prefers Mwonzora? Certainly not.

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Douglas MwonzoraLewis Matutu

Douglas Mwonzora is a lawyer, politician and senator representing Movement for Democratic Change in parliament. Mwonzora is currently Secretary General of the MDC Alliance. He was the COPAC Co-Chairperson representing the opposition parties in the drafting of the new constitution in 2013, the other chairperson... Read More About Douglas Mwonzora

Lewis Matutu is a Zimbabwean politician and Zanu-PF's secretary for Youth. Matutu distanced his party from utterances that were made by the War Veterans with regards to the Presidential Age Limit Proposal. Read More About Lewis Matutu


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