THE MDC-T national executive committee and national council yesterday endorsed the party’s position to boycott the June 10 by-elections occasioned by the recall of 21 MDC Renewal MPs last month.
MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai told journalists last night after a national council meeting that his party would not participate in any future elections until the government introduced reforms to ensure that elections are free and fair.
“Reforms must precede any elections in Zimbabwe,” he said. “The recent by-elections were held in a shambolic manner.”
Political analysts argue that MDC-T failure to contest in the elections will open hitherto opposition spaces to Zanu-PF particularly seats in Harare and Bulawayo. – See more at: http://www.bulawayo24.com/index-id-news-sc-national-byo-65885.html#sthash.4RRl6Dv1.dpuf