1] The #MDC-T just held a press conference condemning youths allegedly aligned to #Chamisa for an attempted violent takeover of HH

#Mwonzora & #Komichi threatened legal actions against the sponsors & perpetrators

This is a welcome development.
Can't tolerate political violence
2] The politics of violence should be condemned.

A sensible leadership cannot use violent to settle internal or external disputes.

This cultivates a dangerous culture of intolerance.

It eventually visits you also.

Real Leaders should be honest and reflective in their conduct.
3] In equal measure, people shouldnt hide behind unfounded violence allegations to settle political scores.

The decision to make Mukoyi Youth Chair after labeling him a violent Vanguard CIC leaves a lot to be desired.

You can't raise political capital on sympathy & victimhood.
4] I hope Mwonzora and team do everything in their power in relation to their allegations.

Those they accused of Humakwa violence, breaking HH windows during their takeover, & the skirmishes of yesterday should be reported to authorities.

He who alleges should provide evidence.
5] Highlight of the MDC-T presser:

#Phugeni: "Journalists...on Monday you were not on your best behavior. I hope today the quality of question reflects the type of democracy we want to build."

#CostaNkomo: "We will question you freely and not take any lectures from you"

😂😂
6] Asked on why the majority of MPs are defying their Leadership, DM said

"Subject these MPs to a secret ballot & you will be surprised.The majority of the MDC MPs support us & they respect us"

What sort of witchcraft has befallen DM?

DM is doing his own 10+4 = 40.

enkosi!!

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