Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) president Nelson Chamisa said he would defend the ideals and gains of the liberation struggle better than the current administration.
He made the remarks while addressing party supporters at Rujeko Grounds in Masvingo on Sunday. He said:
We want Mnangagwa to retire and watch how we run this country. If he goes, we don’t need five days to turn the fortunes of the country, we will stop corruption and theft of national resources.
I can assure you that I can defend the ideals of the revolution better than Mnangagwa. Under my leadership, I will not allow an inch of Zimbabwe, its resources and sovereignty to go into the hands of any foreigner.
On land reform, he assured resettled farmers that he would not evict or displace them from their farms.
He also denied reports that the opposition had failed to run local authorities saying President Emmerson Mnangagwa destroyed the country, yet he expects local authorities to function.
Chamisa, a former ICT Minister said asking local government authorities to perform better in a dead economy was tantamount to “asking a person milking a dead cow to have milk.”
Zimbabweans are going to the polls on Saturday to elect 28 parliamentarians and 105 councillors.
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