MDC-T President Douglas Mwonzora has recalled four Chipinge councillors linked to the rival MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa.
Yhe four Councillors who have been recalled are chairman Zivanai Nyakuchena Ward 1, Sarah Marwa Sithole Ward 2, Raina Madenyika Ward 4 and Chrispen Rambu Ward 8.
Mwonzora’s recalls have paralysed councils throughout the country and rendered the Parliament of Zimbabwe impotent, Masvingo Mirror reports.
“I just heard about it. I am yet to get official communication,” said Nyakuchena.
The Minister of Local Government and Public Works, July Moyo has since written a letter giving notice of the development to acting Chipinge town secretary.
“I wish to inform you that I am in receipt of a letter from the secretary general of the MDC-T dated August 4, stating that the following, Zivanai Nyakuchena, Sarah Marwa, Chrispen Rambu and Raina Madanyika in terms of section 278 (1) of the constitution of Zimbabwe as read with section 129 (1) (k) wards (1), (2), (8) and 4 are now vacant,” reads part of the letter from the Minister
Moyo said council was expected to inform the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission about the four vacant council seats.
- Source: Masvingo Mirror