‘I Am Still Running As Independent’ says Jessie Majome

Harare West legislator, Jessie Majome has denied claims by the MDC T National Chairperson, Morgen Komichi that the party had reached out to her offering her alternative leadership positions in order for her to remain in the party.

Majome, who last month declared her intentions to stand as an independent candidate in the forthcoming polls slated for July 30 2018, withdrew from the MDC T primary elections citing gross irregularities.

In an exclusive interview with a ZimEye reporter, Komichi revealed that his party could not afford to “lose hardworking and valuable cadres such as Majome” hence the party had engaged her and placed her on the senatorial list to prevent her from leaving the party.

“We value Majome because she is hardworking and an effective legislator and the party cannot afford to lose her,” said Komichi.

“The ball is in her court because we are in dialogue with her. We have positions such as that of Senator or Member of Parliament for Harare PR and we are offering them to her,” he said.

Responding on Twitter, Majome said,

“What Sen. Komichi said yesterday is as much news to me as it is to you. I decided to run as an independent candidate for the Harare West National Assembly seat because of, on one hand the gross irregularities of the party’s primary elections and my desire to represent my community.”

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