Friday, 25 February 2011

Police allow Chadema to demonstrate against JK

From The Citizen Daily, Dar es Salaam
By Frederick Katulanda,The Citizen Reporter

Mwanza. The Police Force here has allowed Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) to hold a peaceful demonstration today thus averting any possible confrontations between them.

Chadema leaders said yesterday that they have completed preparations for the demonstration. They aim to pressure President Jakaya Kikwete to step down and to oppose the Sh94 billion compensation payment to Dowans. The demonstration would also challenge the government over the increasing cost of living and increase in power tariffs.

The Police Force said yesterday that it has allowed the demonstration and promised to ensure safety of its participants. The Mwanza regional Chadema secretary, Mr Wilson Mushumbusi, told The Citizen yesterday that the demonstration would start at 2pm, followed by a huge rally at Furahisha Kirumba grounds.

He said the party national secretary general, Dr Willibrod Slaa, had already arrived in Mwanza for the activities. They expected his deputy, Mr Zitto Kabwe, to arrive at any time, he said, explaining: “We have already completed preparations for the demonstration and rally.

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1 comment:

Samwel said...

SAWA NI MUHIMU KWA AJILI YA MAENDELEO YA NCHI YETU ACHENI WA ONESHE TOFAUTI ZAO