2 December 2012

Zimbabweans Urged to Remain Resolute in Last Mile to Democratic Change

press release

Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has urged Zimbabweans to remain resolute, vigilant and focused on the last mile towards democratic change.

Addressing thousands of Matabeleland North Movement For Democratic Change provincial council members, the Premier said people must take the risk and push until Zimbabwe is free from the grasp of a dictator.

"We are determined to defeat the oppressor. The oppressor shall tire. It is possible for us to win the next election provided you are determined to fight for justice. We will succeed. I know that fatigue

had crept in but am happy that the people of Zimbabwe are resilient. They want to see change in this country," the Premier said.

PM Tsvangirai has over the past three days been on a five province tour engaging provincial council members, updating them on the state of affairs in the inclusive government and social issues regarding the democratic reforms ahead of elections top of which is the new constitution.

The Premier advised the MDC members that the next election represents the last hurdle before Zimbabwe transcend into better social life.

In the 2008 elections, the MDC got five of the 13 constituencies in Mat North. PM Tsvangirai wants a clean sweep in the province in the next elections penciled for 2013.

"We want all the 13constituencies in the next election. Therefore we want party unity," he said.

He urged party members to work together to achieve democratic change in Zimbabwe.

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