The opposition ZANU Ndonga has failed to mobilise its supporters for the MDC Alliance rally scheduled for Zimbabwe Grounds in Harare.
ZANU Ndonga, which is a member of the MDC Alliance coalition which is led by MDC-T president Douglas Mwonzora, was supposed to receive some of the funds allocated under political parties grant to mobilise its supporters for the rally.
ZANU Ndonga Manicaland Province Youth Information Secretary Stanley Mutambwa said the party’s Secretary-General Farai Mudzingwa was left stranded and “homeless” in Harare after he failed to get the promised funds from Morgan Richard Tsvangirai House.
Mutambwa said MDC’T’s leadership and Treasurer General Tapiwa Mashakada had promised that they would make the payment last week but this had not materialised by Saturday. Added Mutambwa:
On the 2nd of March 22022, a resolution was made that all Alliance partners use their allocated grant to mobilize their supporters and members for the Alliance National Peace Star Rally to be held on Sunday the 13th of March at Zimbabwe Grounds.
Now the Treasurer-General of MDC-T Hon Mashakada is not even answering our calls yet he is fully aware of the fact that we have people waiting to attend our Peace Rally tomorrow.
Our S.G ended up approaching MDC-T National Chairman Senator Morgen Komichi who gave him $1 500 EcoCash and told him to go back home to Chimanimani.
What an insult! $1 500 EcoCash is not enough to go to Chimanimani. Zanu-Ndonga is appealing to President Mwonzora to stop playing games with Alliance partners.
How are we going to transport our members and supporters to tomorrow’s rally?
Mutambwa said MDC-T asked the ZANU Ndonga Secretary-General to borrow money so that he could travel to Bulawayo for Mwonzora’s rally, promising to reimburse the funds.
He said instead of reimbursing the money, which it has not yet done, the MDC-T is now questioning Mudzingwa’s legitimacy and whether ZANU Ndonga is with the MDC Alliance or with the Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC) led by Nelson Chamisa.