The opposition MDC does not consider Saviour Kasukuwere a threat to its support base as he is a creation of the ruling ZANU PF party.
MDC president Nelson Chamisa’s spokesperson Nkululeko Sibanda refused to comment much on Kasukuwere’s “Tyson Wabantu” movement. Speaking To NewsDay on Friday, Sibanda said:
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We don’t have to comment on that. Kasukuwere is former Zanu PF or Zanu PF, I think a comment from there would suffice. The MDC has had Kasukuwere as a political opponent. You know how we won elections when he was in politics. Why is that question even relevant?
Kasukuwere is a former ZANU PF bigwig and has been living in self-imposed exile in South Africa since the November 2017 military coup.
His movement, consisting of disgruntled former ZANU PF supporters, distributed flyers and T-shirts branded “Tyson Wabantu” in Bulawayo’s suburbs on Thursday.