MDC president Advocate Nelson Chamisa is set to visit the eastern districts of the country ravaged by Tropical Cyclone Idai.
An MDC official confirmed Chamisa’s planned visit to Manicaland. Said the official:
The president is praying for the people in Manicaland and his team is preparing for him to visit affected areas, while through party organs we are also coordinating efforts to give a helping hand.
We are well aware that this has nothing to do with politics, but the people of Zimbabwe.
Meanwhile, Chamisa’s spokesperson, Nkululeko Sibanda has confirmed the planned visit. He said:
In the MDC, when there is a National Disaster, all hands are on deck.
Providing an example of government and putting the idea of the social contract into place.
President Chamisa goes towards the cyclone today, to assess the situation and to lead from the front.