Simba Makoni and MKD Statement On The MDC-T “Disengagement” From ZANU PF
Harare, Zimbabwe, 22 October 2009
The Interim President and National Steering Committee of Mavambo.Kusile.Dawn would like to register dismay at the developments within the Inclusive Government of Zimbabwe.
It is clear that ZANU (PF) and President
Whereas ZANU (PF) has acted in bad faith throughout the life of the Inclusive Government, the
Since the inauguration of the Inclusive Government, the Prime Minister has insisted at every opportunity that everything is well, that “Mugabe is genuine”, “Mugabe is not the problem, but other people around him”, and “Mugabe is committed to power-sharing” despite warnings and clear evidence to the contrary. This went on even as the Prime Minister’s MPs, Deputy Minister of Agriculture-designate and
Everyone could see this, even as the Prime Minister told the world “
We note with concern that the issues over which the
The people want stable and permanent jobs, economic development, repair of dilapidated infrastructure, food, functioning health and education systems and social support networks. The people want their dignity and respect back. In this regard, we note that since they entered the Inclusive Government, the
In principle, MKD stands opposed to a bloated government, especially the Executive. We would have expected that, instead of fighting for posts that will expand government and burden the struggling Zimbabwean taxpayer, Prime Minister
One such policy we are still waiting for from the PM and his party is the reduction in the avaricious consumption of limited resources by the bloated executive, freeing up what little resources we have for the improvement of the quality of life of all Zimbabweans.
Indeed, while it is patently obvious that
The people expect
The people expect the
The people want the
This is not happening.
Political will to bring social stability and economic well-being and create jobs seems to be lacking in both
On careful examination, it emerges that the reasons for the
We urge both President
This will enable the Inclusive Government to formulate and implement the policies required to create jobs, stimulate economic growth that benefits all our people and bring
Also of concern to us is that even this action of “disengagement from ZANU (PF)” by the Prime Minister and the
At the same time, we are aware, as is the entire nation, that there are three parties to this agreement and this Inclusive Government. How is the Prime Minister relating to the third party in government, the
The people of
It is time to stop playing with the people of
It is time to bring real change to the people.
It is time to Get