Supreme Court, today, to determine Chamisa’s stewardship of the MDC , nullified by High Court judge Edith Mushore’s ruling in May 2019

Supreme Court, today, to determine Chamisa’s stewardship of the MDC , nullified High Court judge Edith Mushore’s ruling in May 2019
The Supreme Court is today expected to either affirm or reject opposition leader Nelson Chamisa’s stewardship of the MDC.
This follows an appeal against High Court judge Edith Mushore’s ruling in May this year, which nullified Chamisa’s leadership of the country’s biggest opposition party.
High Court judge Edith Mushore ruled against Chamisa’s appointment as one of the party’s vice presidents three years ago, upholding a legal challenge lodged by a rival party member.
“All the decisions made under (the) Nelson Chamisa administration are null and void. He cannot preside over party matters,” the state-run Herald newspaper said in its court report.
The MDC, which has been plagued by infighting, dismissed the ruling and accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa and the ruling ZANU-PF party of being behind it.
“We fundamentally disagree with the judgement. The choice of leaders of any political party, the world over, is the sole preserve of the members of that party,” it said in a statement.
“We are fully aware of the machinations and strategies being deployed by the Mnangagwa administration to destabilise and destroy (the party).”
Veteran MDC leader Morgan Tsvangirai appointed Nelson Chamisa and Engineer Elias Mudzuri as party co-vice presidents before Tsvangirai’s death last year.
Chamisa then took over as party leader and was the MDC candidate in presidential elections last year, which were won by Mnangagwa.
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