CCDN Statement on passing on of MDC-T President


Chitungwiza Community Development Network (CCDN) joins Zimbabweans, activists and pro-democracy groups and individuals across the country in mourning the passing on of former Prime Minister and the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, Morgan Richard Tsvangirai who succumbed to cancer of the colony on Wednesday in South Africa.

Tsvangirai was and will be remembered as a dedicated fighter for democracy, peace, human rights and justice by the generations to come in Zimbabwe.

As an organization we call upon the citizens of Zimbabwe to set aside their political affiliations and come together to mourn and lay to rest in a peaceful way the father of democracy in Zimbabwe.

The death of Tsvangirai came as a tragedy as the nation is preparing for the upcoming elections, Tsvangirai being the leader of the MDC-T and MDC Alliance.

We call upon the youths, women and every citizen of Zimbabwe to safeguard the legacy of democracy and justice left by Tsvangirai during the upcoming elections and beyond.

We recognize and appreciate the sacrifices made by Tsvangirai in the fight for human rights, justice, peace and democracy in Zimbabwe.

CCDN offers its condolences to Zimbabweans, MDC family, wife, children and the whole Tsvangirai family.