You Did Not Consult Widely Before Enforcing The Lockdown - MDC Alliance To The Government
The MDC has told the government that they did not do due diligence in making consultations before enforcing a lockdown, Newsday reports. Their accusations come amid reports that vulnerable communities are starving due to the lockdown. ‘
The MDC’s secretary for health, Henry Madzorera said in a statement:
People have been locked in without basic commodities and we are beginning to see chaotic scenes at shops almost degenerating into riots
But they are being forced by the government to choose between death from COVID-19 or death from hunger. Most people would rather take their chance with Covid 19.
The government is advised to engage the healthcare professionals in all decision making and policy formulation. The government is advised to engage the healthcare professionals in all decision making and policy formulation.
The MDC also expressed their disappointment on reports that people are getting into the country without being screened at some border posts.