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MDC Parties Clash Over Recalling of 22 Zimbabwe Lawmakers

  • Blessing  Zulu

The recall has generated a lot of attention in the country as the MDC-T has said it will not participate in by-elections until electoral reforms are implemented.

The recall has generated a lot of attention in the country as the MDC-T has said it will not participate in by-elections until electoral reforms are implemented.

Zimbabwe’s parliamentary Speaker Jacob Mudenda is expected to rule on a dispute between the two opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) formations over the status of some Members of Parliament and Senators who the MDC led by Morgan Tsvangirai wants expelled from the house.

MDC-T secretary general, Douglas Mwonzora, confirmed that his formation had relaunched its bid to have the MPs recalled after Mudenda initially refused to rule on the matter last year.

The recall has generated a lot of attention in the country as the MDC-T has said it will not participate in by-elections until electoral reforms are implemented.

So, what happens then if the MPs are recalled? To explore these scenarios, VOA Studio 7’s Blessing Zulu turned to MDC Renewal spokesman, Jacob Mafume, and MDC spokesman Obert Gutu.

He first asked gutu to confirm the recall bid.

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