MDC-T spokesperson, Obert Gutu has quit the opposition party and will contest the Harare East constituency which had been reserved for PDP leader, Tendai Biti under the MDC Alliance.
In a post on his Twitter account, Gutu said he is a principled and professional politician.
“I am not going to continue associating myself with an organisation that advocates for violence and thuggery,” he said.
I'm not going to continue associating myself with an organization that advocates for violence and thuggery.
I'm a principled politician and professional.
I'm NOT quitting politics.
I'm going to contest in Harare East constituency in the 2018 elections.
— Obert Gutu (@GutuObert) February 21, 2018
MDC-T has been rocked by serious succession fights after party leader, Morgan Tsvangirai succumbed to a two year battle with cancer of the colon.