By- Opposition, MDC Alliance has suspended its leader, Douglas Mwonzora, hours after the alliance lost the just ended by-elections.
The MDC Alliance did not win even a single seat out of 28 National Assembly and 121 local government seats that were up for grabs. In a letter, Marakia Bomani, ZimPF SG & Secretariat Alliance Coordinator said:
RE: SUSPENDED FROM SPEAKING OR CONDUCTING MDC ALLIANCE BUSINESS.
This letter constitutes official notice of your suspension from speaking. representing or conducting MDC-Alliance business in any form, shape or capacity for gross violation of the MDC Alliance’s Non-Competent Alliance agreement of the 5″ of August 2017 and its Amendment. Your suspension is with immediate effect till further notice
On and around January to March 2022, you violated multiple sections of MDC Alliance’s agreement of the 5′ of August 2017 and the Non-Competent Alliance agreement amendment I of the 5th of January 2021. The MDC Alliance was well funded by Mr. and Mrs. Tax Payer but under your leadership, our candidates nationwide failed to win at least one single polling station. You are a disgrace Mr. President.
We are aware of the fact that you are the leader of Opposition in Parliament. Therefore, the alliance Secretariat in consultation with the alliance executive, will be making extensive consultations with Parliament, our legal team and Government seeking solutions on how we should progress with your case.
We wish to reiterate that the decision on whether to return you as the MDC. Alliance President lies with the MDC-Alliance Principals. Kindly be advised that your conduct and performance Justify our action.
You have no moral rights to appeal against this decision.
Marakia Bomani – ZimPF SG & Secretariat Alliance Coordinator
Cc Presidents of MCD, PDP, ZIMPF, ZANU-NDONGA & MDC-Green
Cc President of Senate Hon Mabel Chinomona
Cc Speaker of Parliament Zimbabwe Hon Adv. Jacob Mudenda
Cc All MDC Alliance Secretary Generals