ZANU PF MP Dexter Nduna disrupted parliament’s Public Accounts Portfolio Committee chaired by MDC vice president Tendai Biti on Friday.
Nduna arrived after the meeting, which has been called to hear oral evidence from government-contracted inputs and equipment companies on Command Agriculture programmes, had started. Said Nduna:
An opposition party member cannot continue to chair this meeting. Excuse us chair.
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MDC has failed to recognise my President Emmerson Mnangagwa. The legitimacy issue should be resolved through the Standing Rules and Orders Committee (SROC). Our issue is the party position.
The ruling party revealed recently that it will disrupt all committees chaired by MDC Alliance MPs in retaliation to the party’s refusal to recognise President Emmerson Mnangagwa as the legitimate head of state.
MDC Alliance MPs have staged walkouts from the August House whenever Mnangagwa appears.