Chamisa appoints new spokesperson
MDC-T President Nelson Chamisa has replaced long serving presidential spokesperson Luke Tamborinyoka in the latest party reshuffle.
Tamborinyoka, a former journalist, also served in the same capacity under the late party founding president Morgan Tsvangirai.
Tsvangirai succumbed to colon cancer at a South African hospital on Valentine`s Day this year.
Tamborinyoka was widely expected to step down from his position as Chamisa`s spokesperson and Director of Communications in the party after expressing his desire to run for a National Assembly seat in Goromonzi West constituency.
According to the party`s Chief of Staff Sesel Zvidzai, Chamisa made key party appointments including appointing a new spokesperson.
“The President Honourable Advocate Nelson Chamisa is pleased to make the following appointments: Mr. Jameson Timba, ZEC Liaison Officer and Presidents Chief Election Agent, Dr.Nkululeko Sibanda, Presidential Spokesperson, Ms Grace Kwinjeh, Representative to Brussels and European Union,” said Zvidzai.
Some of the appointments include, Mr. Driden Kunaka, Representative to Australia, Yvonne Mahlunge, Representative to the United Kingdom, Ralph Black – Party Representative to the United States of America (USA), and Mr. Austin Moyo, Party representative to the Republic of South Africa.
Mr. Mathula Lusinga was appointed as the Party representative African Union (AU), East Africa and Central Africa while Mr. Elliot Pfebve,was appointed as the Business Trade Attaché Europe, Ireland and United Kingdom.
The appointments are with effect from June12, 2018.