Chamisa confirmed MDC president, Biti, Ncube and Karenyi voted as VPs

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By Staff Reporter

MDC president Nelson Chamisa was Monday confirmed as substantive party leader in an MDC elective congress that saw Welshman Ncube, Tendai Biti and Lynette Karenyi-Kore become co-vice presidents.

Ncube polled 1 917 votes and his close follower was Tendai Biti who polled 1 672.

Outgoing party VP, Morgen Komichi polled 1 306 with Elias Mudzuri, another outgoing VP, getting a humiliating 51 votes.

In the women’s quota, Karenyi-Kore polled 423 to beat fellow competitors.

Lilian Timveos was came second with 367 votes with former government minister and Zanu PF MP Tracy Mutinhiri scrapping a miserly 31.

The major highlight of the poll was Mudzuri’s defeat after the former Harare mayor was once touted as a potential party leader who commanded support within the popular opposition

Ncube and Biti are former party secretary generals.