Political parties begin calling for constitutional change in Tanzania
By 5 January
President John Magufuli of Tanzania (photo credit: Paul Kagame/flickr)
Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe has joined other political party leaders in declaring 2021 the year for intensifying the demand for a new constitution and an independent electoral commission.
Chadema’s move echoes demands initiated by CUF and ACT-Wazalendo through their statements to welcome the New Year 2021, saying the two demands would be their priority this year. Addressing the public on Monday regarding the party’s directives for 2021, Chadema’s Mbowe said the new constitution process should be revived immediately.
He said the new constitution should provide discipline on boundaries of authorities independent of the president’s wish, saying it would be wiser for the Head of State to lead the way.
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