By Evans Muranganwa – Opposition party Transform Zimbabwe has been touring Matebeleland since 27 May with the leadership of the party meeting keystakeholders.
In a statement, the Jacob Ngarivhume-led party said they have so far visited several church leaders in the region claiming that most of them have rallied their support to the party.
“The team has visited several churches and discussed key issues with various church leaders in the region and they have expressed their support for a God fearing leadership in Zimbabwe, ”the party said.
Transform Zimbabwe said the main purpose of the visit is to tour its party structures in the province and appraise members on the coalition talks.
The party said it would also like to ‘ignite hope and revive the citizens ahead of the 2018 elections.’
The tour has so far taken the leadership that include the party president Jacob Ngarivhume, deputy president Pastor Reason Ngwenya and other executive members to Victoria Falls,Lupane,Nkezi,Matopos,
Plumtree and now they are currently in Bulawayo.
The party which is a signatory to NERA has been very active in calling for electoral reforms ahead of the 2018 elections and the need for a grand-coalition.
In an interview recently, the party’s president said while the opposition’s calling for a level-playing field ahead of 2018 elections and the idea of a coalition is fundamental that should not sway it from addressing other key issues.
“Of course what we are fighting for is essential but we should make efforts to also attend to other key issues that will ensure that the regime is voted out of power,” he emphasized.