By Sukuoluhle Ndlovu
MDC –Alliance Deputy Spokesperson for Masvingo province, Lee Mahachi said his party is “ready to conquer” and retain back their four wards in the upcoming by-elections in Masvingo Urban Constituency.
This comes as four wards fell vacant after councilors were recalled by the then MDC –T Secretary General and now President Douglas Mwonzora.
The MDC –Alliance councilors who were recalled are, Tarusenga Vhembo of ward 3, Godfrey Kurauone ward 4, Daniel Mberikunashe ward 5 and Richard Musekiwa ward 4.
Mahachi has expressed confidence that the Nelson Chamisa led MDC-Alliance outfit will come-out victorious.
“By elections are around the corner and we are 100% sure that we are going to retain all the wards in Masvingo Urban that were stolen from the people by Douglas Togaraseyi Mwonzora. We have 4wards which are vacant namely ward 3, 4, 5 and 7 respectively and we are definitely going to win resoundingly.
“We are not worried about the so called Pfumvudza programme. Zanu PF people know that the elections were stolen by Chigumba and Emmerson Mnangagwa, Simba revanhu vachariona in the coming by elections,’ he said.
MDC – Alliance youth member, Kingsley Sibanda said they have already won the elections.
“We always win and will prove it in the upcoming by-elections, the four councilors should have been fired from the word go. We have to show and prove that MDC – Alliance is strong and nothing will bring us down. We are going to retain the wards that were taken away from us,” said Sibanda.
The wards were left vacant and Masvingo Mayor, Collen Maboke took over the affairs of the wards.
“We lost four councilors who were fired and l took over the running of the wards,” confirmed Maboke.