MDC treasurer-general nominee David Coltart has hit out at MDC-T president Thokozani Khupe for her response to the ruling by High Court Judge, Justice Mushore.
Coltart castigated Khupe for claiming to lead a party that she has opposed in the 2018 elections and attacked since. Said Coltart:
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Madam Khupe’s response to the judgment of Mushore J is more farcical than the reasoning of the judgment itself.
Her claim to be the leader of the very party she opposed in the 2018 election and has vilified since is utterly spurious.
Courts cannot create supporters for politicians.
Justice Mushore on Wednesday ruled that Khupe is the rightful leader of the MDC and that Nelson Chamisa took after the presidency after Morgan Tsvangirai’s death through unconstitutional means.
The Judge further ruled that the party should hold an “overdue” extraordinary Congress to elect new leadership.
David Coltart is a Zimbabwean lawyer and politician. He is the current Treasurer General for the Movement for Democratic Change. Coltart is the former Zimbabwean Minister of Education, Sport, Arts and Culture, a position he held in Zimbabwe's Government of National Unity between from 2009... Read More About David Coltart
Thokozani Khupe is a Zimbabwean politician, cancer activist and acting President of the Movement for Democratic Change- Tsvangirai. She challenged MDC Alliance President Nelson Chamisa for the bid to succeed the late MDC-T founder Morgan Tsvangirai. Khupe contested for Presidency in the 2018 national elections... Read More About Thokozani Khupe
The Movement for Democratic Change - Tsvangirayi (MDC-T) formerly just the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) is the main opposition party in Zimbabwe formed in an era of economic melt down and political unrest in 1999. The party was part of Zimbabwe's Government of National... Read More About MDC-T