By Staff Reporter
CITIZENS Coalition for Change (CCC) leader Nelson Chamisa has criticized the ruling Zanu-pf party for abusing traditional leaders amid calls for sweeping electoral reforms ahead of the 2023 general elections.
He made the remarks Monday during a press conference where he briefed the press on the just ended March 26 by elections.
“We know that Zanu PF is abusing traditional leaders across the country. Intimidation of voters is rampant in rural areas.
“However, I am happy with our performance despite the setbacks. Zanu PF is violating the principles of the liberation struggle,” he said.
The trailblazing leader who polled the majority of parliamentary seats expressed gratitude over the results which proved the new party is a force of reckon.
He however indicated that the party was convinced there is need for sweeping electoral reforms ahead of next year’s crunch general election.
The party has already indicated it was using the by-elections to test the system.
Chamisa called for wholesale reforms within the electoral system.