Chamisa Recharges Party, Appoints Integrity Committee
The opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has assigned roles to his three deputies as he seeks “to ensure the effective execution of his mandate to transform the MDC into a modern 21st century Party of Excellence.”
Addressing the press at the party headquarters today, MDC Presidential Spokesperson, Dr Nkululeko Sibanda said Chamisa assigned various responsibilities to his deputies to improve efficiency in the smooth operation of the party.
“Vice-president Tendai Biti was assigned the powerful responsibilities of shaping policy and ideology in the party, while also overseeing the arms of local government and Welshman Ncube will lead the diplomatic arm of the party, as he is now in charge of international relations and the general administration of the MDC.
“Lynette Karenyi-Kore takes the role of party building and Parliament, where she will interact more with parliamentarians and how they deliver their roles in the constituencies,” Sibanda said.
Meanwhile, Chamisa has appointed top lawyer Thabani Mpofu to lead an Integrity and Accountability panel tasked with enforcing a zero tolerance against corruption.
“The President has with immediate effect constituted an Integrity and Accountability Panel (IAP) which shall enforce his zero tolerance to corruption policy. He has provided this team with terms of reference are specific and definitive.
“This committee shall perform its duties through a process that includes meeting with all stakeholders such as residents and organised local groups. The five member strong panel, that has been carefully verted, will be led by a very highly regarded lawyer in this country. One who has to this day served this country with integrity and commitment, Advocate Thabani Mpofu,” said Sibanda.