By Brendah Muchato
ZANU PF National Political Commissar has warned 2023 harmonised elections aspiring candidates against soliciting for positions and warned that disciplinary action will be taken against those who defy the directive.
Cde Bimha made the remarks on Monday during a Press Conference at ZANU PF Headquaters.
"We have received reports that in a number of our provinces and various areas, we are experiencing aspiring candidates going around soliciting support to be voted in as members of parliament and as councilors in various local authorities", Cde Bimha said.
The National Political Commissar said that the Party members should wait for formal processes to start campaining for 2023 Harmonised elections.
"It does not gave the right for the membets to campaign as and when they want to campaign, there is a time that will come where we will advice those who are aspiring for these positions to come out and campaign", he said.
Cde Bimha appealed to members not to start campaigns and warned that disciplinary action will be taken against those who defy the directive..
"I am appealing to our members to desist from campainign issuing placards or sending messages through social media some with their own faces on T-shirts. We are appealing to our members to desist; failure which will face disciplinary action", he said.
Cde Bimha further urged the members to use social media as a way of communication and warned against its abuse.
"The use of social media is an acceptable way of communication but we also don't believe that it must be abused. We want to see people use constructive ideas, information, positive contributions for the party and campaigning for the Party and President", Cde Mike Bimha said.
He added: " People are scoring points against perceived opponents, or senior members of the Party. Where there is evidence please come forward with it because we also don't want a situation whereby party members are being abused. We want our structures to be in full swing as we are gearing up for the 2023 elections. Let's be ready for the elections".