Chakwera tones down criticism of Mutharika: ‘MCP move on to rebuild’

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Dr Lazarus Chakwera has toned down the criticism on the legitimacy of President Peter Mutharika, dropping for now claims that the President is ruling on a stolen,  urging the MCP followers to bury the past and concentrate on building the party.

Chakwera addressing MCP supporters in Dowa

Chakwera addressing MCP supporters in Dowa

MCP women league dancing at the Dowa rally

MCP women league dancing at the Dowa rally

Chakwera, whose  party has been refusing to accept the May 20  tripartite elections, was addressing his first rally at Kabwinja Primary School in the area of Traditional Authority Chakhaza in Dowa on Saturday

The MCP president who is also leader of opposition said  it is  now time “to bury the hatches and move on for the sake of progress”  .

MCP has always claimed that Mutharika did not genuinely win the May elections, saying he stole votes from Chakwera.

The MCP president maintained that  he conceded defeat for the sake of peace.

“I was very angry with the electoral results but I love peace and I love my country it would be awkward if I could continue with my resentment that is why I am also urging all MCP supporters wherever you are to forgive and forget what happened and forge ahead in building the party,” said Chakwera.

Chakwera, who came second in the election with 27.8% of the vote said history will judge him and MCP “ kindly” on what happened in the election pertaining to the declaration of the Presidential winner.

Mutharika is the brother of the late President Bingu wa Mutharika, who died in office in 2012, and obtained 36.4% of the vote, according to the Malawi Electoral Commission.

During the rally, Chakwera welcomed into the MCP fold   Dr Elias Chakwela who was voted as an independent Member of Parliament, after flooring veteran politician, Lyton Dzombe.

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Magaseni
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Kodi mtumikiyu bwanji ndimukumbutse za Yona, waiwala Ninive? waganiza mochedwa zomanganso MCP, ndikumangolimbana ndi DPP, kodi mtumiki uyu ndiye kuti salosera? osadziwa zoyenera kuchita nsanga? Tamverani GOGO wanu zimene walankhula zanzerutu ngakhale nzerunzo zabwera kuukulu.

dennis jovi
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i will hate mcp 4the rest of my lyf anthu ankhaza ngati inu, zoti muzalamulanso dzikoli 4get.

E Chafuwa
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Mtumiki wa Mulungu azitero Keep it up

David Maseko
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Dr L Chakwera, MCP President; Be applauded for the comments for urging the MCP followers to bury the past and focus on the improvement of Malawi economic condition for the good of Malawians citizens.

The wisdom lacked by many party followers is that of not putting interest on the have-nots.
You are the man of God therefore should fulfil God’s love on Malawian nation. Don’t bend down your Christian morale because of unruly followers.

Keep that spirit burning in you always. God bless you always.

Alfred Munduwabo
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Please , Dr Rev Chakwera won the presidential elections but DPP destroyed the evidence by using Dausi and DPP crooks by playing around with ballot boxes.

I am just feeling sorry for our president Dr Rev Chakwera declaring of supporting the government which all donors are refusing to support.

nkhakamila
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Mbwiye
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As long as Lazalo Chakwera still believes that his vote was stolen, I can not respect him. I expected him to concede defeat without crying like a baby or to produce evidence in court that his vote was stolen. He would have produced precedence that would assist law students at our Universities. For him to say that he has forgiven is an insult to my intelligence. My question would be whom has he forgiven? What evidence has he got that his vote was stolen. Did people from the North vote for him? What about people from the South? Can you… Read more »
Ngoni10
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ndikuuzeni mpc followers ngati Simudzasiya kunena kuti dpp ndi chipani cha alomwe musayembekeze kuzalowa mboma chifukwa malawi si alomwe kapena alomwe thewayyouaredoing mitunduina ya central region wont vote for you these parties are for malawian period

Moyenda Chisale
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Iwe ukutchula Ambuye adzatsogolella a0 Chakwela kuTi awine chonsecho ukuneena zoti alomwe nDi akuba kodi siudziwa Mulungu funsa Chakwela wakoyo amene anauza Mulungu kuti kutumikila za uzimu ndasiya ndipita ku za dziko. Akunamatu ameneyo abwetrere kwa Mulungu. Komanso mukamanyoza mittundu ina mukuona kuti panokha mungawiniitse Chakwerayo onetsani chikondii posayanh’ana mtundu

FCK
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Mtsogoleri okonda dziko lake azitero ndpo tikuyamika chifukwa alomwewa anaba mavoti ndiye poti ndimbava inu imani pachilungamo dzikoli inu moikidwa ndi Ambuye mulamulira ndithu kaya ena anyoza kaya akambirana ndipo inu yendani dziko lonse phunzitsani umodzi ndi mtendere kukhuluprila komanso kusunga mambo ngati mtundu wa a Malawi, chifukwa utsogoleri ngati wanuwu ndi umene wakhala ukusowa mmalawi muno kwa zaka 20 tsopano

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