Own Correspondent|MDC President Nelson Chamisa, now officially elected unopposed as founding President Morgan Tsvangirai’s successor has assured MDC supporters and affiliates that he has not diverted the party in any way from the late Tsvangirai’s vision.
Opening his address at the memorial service of the late democracy and human rights fighter, Chamisa assured the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions Secretary General Peter Mutasa that the opposition party is still very much a labour party born out of the Workers Unions.
Chamisa’s sentiments came after Mutasa challenged the MDC leadership to take the MDC back to Its founding values and objectives.
The opposition MDC was founded in 1999 by the leaders of the ZCTU then Gibson Sibanda and Morgan Tsvangirai.
The memorial services is being held at the Tsvangirai homestead in Buhera where he was buried in February last year.
Thousands of MDC supporters from across the country are attending the service which is under ZimEye.com Livestreaming on Facebook.