By Staff Reporter
A group calling itself Concerned Citizens has called on politicians to respect the existing democratic system and refrain from practices that disrupt the existing peace and stability in the country.
Addressing journalists in Harare yesterday, Tawanda Mubaiwa a representative of the group castigated opposition political parties who have not accepted the outcome of the August 23 elections.
“We understand that there may be individuals who harbor discontentment with the outcome of the recent elections. However, it is crucial to emphasize that the democratic process provides avenues for addressing grievances in a lawful and peaceful manner. The courts exist as impartial institutions where concerns can be presented and evaluated. It is disheartening to note that despite having the opportunity, those dissatisfied with the election outcome have not taken this appropriate route.
“We kindly urge all politicians to respect the democratic systems and refrain from instigating pr participating in any actions that may disrupt the peace and stability of our nation. Instead, lets us come together united as Zimbabweans to work towards the progress and development that our country so warmly deserves,” said Mubaiwa
The group called for a shift towards development and creating opportunities, moving beyond perpetual political mode.
Addressing the lack of direction within the opposition was highlighted as crucial for voter rights.
Analysts believe the so-called concerned citizens were subtly attacking the opposition CCC leader, Nelson Chamisa though they didn’t mention any names.