Former MDC T Chairman and United Movement for Devolution (UMD) leader Lovemore Moyo has said a revolution is the only way to end Zimbabwe’s political and economic mess.
Moyo’s secretary-general Themba Ndlovu released the following statement after the party held its 4th National Ecetutive Council meeting yesterday. The statement reads in part:
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The President (Moyo) argued that the current state of political and economic collapse can be rectified only through a revolution, not a mere democratic process.
The President also called upon the youths of Zimbabwe to take charge of the inevitable revolution which must be carried out in order to bring about real change with substance in the country.”
Crisis of governance has allowed the country to be ruled in mafia-style, with warlords, cabals, and thugs each controlling institutions of governance. The president also reflected on the state of the country’s politics and economy which he argued that it can be best described by borrowing Chinua Achebe’s reflections from one of his novels. ‘Things Fall Apart’.
And the centre can no longer hold any more. He further observed the Zanu PF government is clueless on what ought to be done to revive the collapsed economy, infrastructure, social safety nets, health care, and schools,
Lovemore Moyo said their party was not taking part in the Thokozani Khupe Zanu Pf induced by-elections:
The party is not yet ready for elections, therefore, will not participate in the forthcoming Zanu PF – MDC-T induced by-elections. Party kitchen meetings must be convened in different localities as a means to reach out to more people
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