1] A few things stood out for me as i was going through Pres Adv Chamisa's changes to his tool box.

Tools tell a lot about the carpenter.
More so when he was previously working with some rusty tools that belonged to the former carpenter.

I hope they will be useful to him.
2] In the appointments, Chamisa made some strong political statements.

Councilor #IanMakoni, MRT's Best Friend, husband to former #MDCTreasurer, & party stalwart Madam TM is now #Sec4Election.

Those who've followed the #Mwonzora fights understand my point.

Interesting pick.
3] Then there's #DavidChimhinhi, the past immediate #MDC-T 2014 #Manicaland Provincial Chair.

Mr Chimhini has replaced @JamesonTimba as Deputy SG.

In light of the #Mwonzora fights, and all the theories that followed, this is a interesting political statement by #Chamisa.
4] On @JMafume, truth be told, i found him effective as Party Spokes.

To date, he still represents the party at different debates & so forth.

Very articulate and smart

He can hold his own.

Now he's Dep Sec for Local Gov & Rural Dev.

Because he is a councilor, it makes sense.
5] Then theres #HappymoreChidziva.

The past immediate #MDC-T 2014 #YouthChair.

He has been moved to #RuralMobilization.

Chidziva is a tireless footsoldier.

Bvondo was a workhorse during the 2018 #campaign.

He will need all that and a lot more.

Very very key portfolio.
6] Then there's @JamesonTimba, new #Sec4PresidentialAffairs, #Komichi.

Was once MRT's Elections Manager & Min in PM's Office.

He was instrumental in crafting the #MDC-A #Agreement & consequently, articulates #MDC-A issues better than all.

He's #calm,#collected & #convincing.
7] You honestly need someone like Timba in your office.

Very technical and sound.

Now, the Makonis, Chimhinhis & Bvondos will need to deliver.

They occupy very very key portfolios.

I shall not comment about all the changes. Maybe later on.

Now,i saved the best for last...
8] Heartfelt congratulations to sisi @advocatemahere

She's an authority on these streets & a respected Lawyer.

Now she finds herself as probably the first #female #Spokesperson of a major party in Zim.

Unlike the Jojis and the SK Moyos, she won't be a dry #propagandists.
9] Under @advocatemahere, we are unlikely to hear the tired stories of yesteryears.

Fadzi doesn't have the burden of MDC splits and rancor.

The MDC Communications under her, will be policy inclined.

Young voters want to talk about today issues.

Fadzie will deliver
Congrats!
10] I honestly hoped this thread would be short.

But I'm sure I've shared my thoughts effectively.

Congrats to the new appointments, all of them.

Zimbabwe needs a robust & effective Opposition.

Behold the new!
May it deliver.
May the tools be useful to the carpenter.

enkosi!

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