MDC infighting undesirable

EDITOR — The current fighting in the MDC is retrogressive and most people are taking sides in the dark.

The question is, does MDC have a constitution and what does it say about the presidential term?

If it says for example two terms, when does the incumbent complete his second term? When that day comes the brother shouldn’t go around canvasing support to show he is still wanted by the people.

It’s just like Obama who after completing his term may try to get another term because people still want him. That’s not how things are done in a democracy.

If the incumbent is still serving the second term then he must inform everyone that he is serving his last term and the constitution doesn’t allow him another term. If he is still interested in a come back he can make a Putin-kind of arrangement that of installing a place-holder for a term and then bounce back.

For democrats in the party to call for leadership renewal is within their rights but let’s look at what the constitution says in terms of the presidential term.

Leaders are not changed because an election has been lost, the party constitution is clear on the reasons for leadership change.

All players in this game must be guided by the constitution not fighting.

John Dube

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