However, am very much concerned with the politicians who are trying to hijack this noble initiative and as we have seen in the social media the tags like #Zanu must go on 31 July, and also ED must go this is now political as opposed to citizen concern. Citizens have the right to protest under the constitution but l have seen protest learnt to bring regime change very divisive and unsuccessful, Why? because already our country is polarized divided politically and in this, all ZANU supporters who make 2.4 million will simply pull out of the initiative coz they cannot support an initiative that seeks to remove their govt.
I am of the view that govt actions affect both ZANU, MDC Zum, and whichever irregardless of political affiliation so we should focus on things that will unite us as a citizen and bring our govt to account without seeking regime change for now.
If the demo is tagged #Zanu must go then expect a counter-demo by Gomwe and his colleagues in which they will come out infill force #INSOLIDARITYWITHED is that what we want as Zimbabwe right now ?? NO.
My advice to the organizers and the opposition is "POLITICIANS PLEASE HANDS OFF OUR CITIZEN MOVEMENT SUPPORT FROM THE TERRACES WE DONT NEED YOU IN FRONT THIS IS NOT A POLITICAL ACTION BUT A CITIZEN MOVEMENT NOT AIMED AT RÉGIME CHANGE BUT ON BRINGING THE GVT TO ORDER".
By Kumbirai Stein Chivhuna
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