Tsvangirai threatens poll boycott
However, his threats were immediately dismissed by Zanu-PF spokesperson, Cde Rugare Gumbo, who said the decision by the Constitutional Court was final and there would be no postponement of the crucial polls expected to end the tenure of the inclusive Government. “We are not going to postpone the elections because the decision by the court is final. If Mr Tsvangirai says he wants to boycott he can go ahead.
Mr Tsvangirai made the threat while addressing leaders and representatives of civic organisations in Bulawayo yesterday. He reiterated that the elections should be held by 31 October despite a ruling by the Constitutional Court.“We are worried about some individuals manipulating the courts on the issue of elections.
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