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Opportunistic politicians must be voted out

by Kaunda
21 Sep 2021 at 21:34hrs | Views
IF one walks the streets, they will ask themselves will there ever be change or they need to reconsider where their vote will be.

Well, the truth is, it doesn't even matter. The routine is the same, one year before the elections, the electorate will receive guests from all political parties set to contest in the elections.

That guest will come with gifts in the form of food, fertilizer or even drill a number of boreholes so that the electorate will vote for them.

But has the voter taken time to check the menu? Has the voter taken time to take stock of what was promised and what was delivered in the previous election?

Well I have, they all say and I quote, "vote for me if you want to see change". I have been hearing this line since I was a young girl and some of you can even see it through.

After this line, you vote and wish the best for the candidate, only to see them disappear into thin air along with their promises.

Politics has become a business for many people and is now being used not to help communities, but to line politicians' pockets.

Apparently, it is only up there where the country is divided because in the communities, we are always playing our part by placing our trust in the leadership and only hoping that it does not abuse us more. Electoral candidates always make us feel betrayed after we vote for them.

Zimbabweans deserve a little bit of change. Ahead of the 2023 harmonised elections, we need candidates who promote growth and development regardless of the party they are aligned to.

We need candidates who are capable of fulfilling their promises and supporting the general vision.

Source - newsday
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