Nelson Chamisa, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change is set to appeal the High Court ruling which nullified his party presidency.
Chamisa said that they have a strong defence against the ruling. Posting on Twiter, he said:
We have a very solid and double strong case! Court decisions are subject to appeals simply because there is always that inherent possibility for the court to be in error either at law or on facts. Any such gross misdirection always necessarily invite impeachment.
Good governance and rule of law are second nature to us. Constitutionalism matters to us in the MDC. We follow both the party and national constitutions in all our critical resolutions and steps. All our decisions were and are fully backed by the provisions in the party constitution.
263Chat reports that top lawyer Advocate Thabani Mpofu is set to lead Chamisa’s legal counsel in appealing against the High Court ruling.
Thokozani Khupe who is saying the ruling has ideally placed her as the rightful MDC. T leader has over the weekend called for an internal dialogue to solve the party leadership wrangle.
According to the ruling, the MDC has to go for an extraordinary congress. It reset the party back to 2014 status where Chamisa was relegated to a card-carrying member after his loss to Douglas Mwonzora for the Secretary-General post.