MDC co-vice president Welshman Ncube has donated 10 beasts to feed party delegates who will attend the elective Congress set to start on Friday (today) in Gweru.
Ncube is said to be a highly successful farmer who owns a thriving cattle ranch.
The donation was revealed by the MDC Midlands provincial spokesperson Takavafira Zhou. He said:
That the Midlands province is fully geared to successfully host the historic congress is a fact as evidenced by various committees that have largely worked hard in pursuit of their set objectives and tasks.
MDC national leadership has been lining donations with Professor Welshman Ncube offering 10 beasts.
Other vice presidential aspirants, party deputy chairperson Tendai Biti, and women’s assembly chairperson Lynette Karenyi-Kore have donated a truckload of mealie meal and three beasts respectively.
MDC officials revealed that they have not yet received funds they are entitled to from the government and the party has to rely on donations from members.