President Evariste Ndayishimiye has requested opposition political parties to stop acting as radical opponents to the system in power but at least assume the role of advisers to his government.
On Wednesday, President Ndayishimiye invited representatives of legally registered Political Parties in the country to meet him at his office for what he described as candid talk and witness to the basis of effective establishment of democracy in Burundi.
The Burundi leader said that this meeting was informed by the dividends of the good conduct of the 2020 elections. He recalled that in time, the electoral period was characterized by political, ethnic, regional as well as conflicts. other kinds of divisions within different political parties.
According to Ndyishimiye, in the past, there were so-called radical opposition political parties and civil society organizations that spread inflammatory messages that went beyond knowingly violating the duties and statutes that govern them.
He requested his opponents to lend a hand to the activities of the Government in the fight against corruption and economic embezzlement. He also urged them to give their contribution to improve good governance in all sectors of the nation.
The President asked the opposition parties to show the gaps and shortcomings and suggest solutions so that there is an effective establishment of good governance in the country.
He also implored them to desist from working as radical opponents of the system in power in place but to be advisers, leaders of the country to achieve sustainable development.