Tanzania: Opposition party leader relinquishes to ruling party CCM

She become a third member from ACT Wazalendo to cross over to CCM others are Prof Kitila Mkumbo and Samson Mwigamba

Tanzania: Opposition party leader relinquishes to ruling party CCM

She become a third member from ACT Wazalendo to cross over to CCM others are Prof Kitila Mkumbo and Samson Mwigamba

08 December 2017 Friday 13:42
Tanzania: Opposition party leader relinquishes to ruling party CCM

By Azania Post Reporter

AT last the chairperson of opposition ACT Wazalendo in Tanzania, Anna Mghwira  has defected to the ruling CCM  five months after she was appointed as Regional Commissioner for Kilimanjaro region.

Mghwira who was appointed as RC  by President John Magufuli  in June this year has announced her decision today in Dodoma during annual general meeting of CCM women wing (UWT) .

She become a third member from ACT Wazalendo to cross over to CCM others are Prof Kitila Mkumbo and Samson Mwigamba

Announcing the decision before President Magufuli , Mghwira said she was satisfied with the way Tanzania is moving at the moment.

“President Magufuli  who is also CCM National Chairman has been forefront in the fight against corruption and  make sure Tanzanians benefit with their country  has enticed me to join the party, she said.

She said Dr Magufuli has managed to change the country and its status  for the  few years since was  elected  as a President.

Speaking earlier , President Magufuli asked CCM members  to avoid corruptions practices during election campaigns.

“At the moment there are election in  our party, I urge members to shun away from corruption, choose the leader from your heart not because of anything else,” he said.

However Magufuli warned that the party would not hesitate to take  hefty measures against any member found to engage in corruption practices.

Few days after President Magufuli appointed opposition members in his government , the ACT Wazalendo showed its concerns , noting that the move threatens the strength of the party.

Dr Magufuli appointed  Mkumbo as permanent secretary in the Ministry of Water .

Azania Post

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