MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has made it clear that he will not work with former president Robert Mugabe because he, just like President Emmerson Mnangagwa, represents the old order which every Zimbabwean wants to get rid of.

Speculations were rife that Chamisa and Mugabe were working together from behind the scenes, with the former president said to be bankrolling the young opposition leader.

Mugabe is said to have demanded that Chamisa gives his wife Grace the vice presidency if he wins the upcoming elections.

A cabinet list, supposedly agreed to by Chamisa and Mugabe, did some rounds on various social media platforms but was later rubbished as fake by the MDC Alliance.

Addressing tens of thousands of MDC Alliance supporters who braved the rains and cold weather at Mucheke Stadium last Sunday, Chamisa claimed that he had now secured Mugabe’s vote but made it clear that he will not work with him in any way.
“Ikezvino mudhara wangu Mugabe akanditaurira kuti vaChamisa ini ndinotenda kwamuri ndikati inini handisarudzi vote (Mugabe told me that he believes in me and I said to him that I don’t choose votes). tell zim