DPP, UDF supporters clash, defy Muluzi and Nankhumwa unity call – Report

Supporters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and it’s political partner the United Democratic front (UDF ) on Thursday engaged in scatching verbal attacks in Mangochi , it has been reported.

Flashback: Atupele Muluzi of UDF  greets  DPP supporters

Flashback: Atupele Muluzi of UDF greets DPP supporters

The Nation newspaper reports that this happened after UDF president Atupele Muluzi , who is also the Minister of Lands , Housing and Urban Development and minister of Local government and rural development Kondwani Nankhumwa –DPP – presided over the launch of the Descent and Affordable Housing Programme in Mangochi and  the two ministers  dressed at Mchoka Primary school ground which attracted supporters from parties.

The UDF and DPP supporters kept on taunting each other and singing disparaging songs.

Nankhumwa’s attempt to appeal for unity failed in deaf ears.

He said President Peter Mutharika wants Malawians to remain united to foster socio economic development in the country hence the working relationship between DPP and UDF .

“ You all know that I am a DPP member and honourable Muluzi is UDF but we are all working under the leadership of President Muntharika . We encourage you also to work together.  And because of that I could have loved if you could stayed together here, ” said Nankhumwa .

The supporters did not listen to Nankhumwa at all.

Muluzi also called upon all Malawians to remain united item despite political affiliation , saying 51 years after independence , there is no need for the country to be divided .

But when UDF supporters stood to sing between Muluzi’s speech , DPP supporters also stood and started sing songs in praise of Mutharika

Noticing danger, Muluzi quelled the tension with some jokes .

Since UDF and DPP announced their working relationship,  there has been a lot of discontent among supporters from  both camps , especially in the eastern region, a thing senior officials from both parties describe as normal considering that not all people can accept change .

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Frankly speaking
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Kodi ku Esatern region simumatha kulemba mu Chizungu? This is an English online media – you can write in English ? kumeneku sukulu idasaliradi eeishi !

Cheidana
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Ife a UDF ngati titapeze mavuto ndi chifukwa cha dyera la Atupele ndi bambo ake. Inu nomwe munatipitisa ku PP amai Joyce Banda atangotenga udindo wa president, mwakawona zoti mimba zanu sizikunkhuta mokwanira munatiwuza kuti basi tipange za agenda for change and ife tinavomeleza. Lero mwati ayi koma ku DPP mwayiwala zoti ndinu nomwe amene mumatituma kukawotcha mmisewu ku Mangochi kuti Peter sanawine. Lero mukufuna kutizunguzapo mitu ndi dyera lanu lake mgwilizano kanu kopanda sogolo ka. Ndiye mawa muzizati tiyeninso tipange za UDF. Ayi ndithu bola kusiya ku sapota UDF yi sopano. Tisanamizane DPP pano ikumeleratu mizu ku chimbundiko ndipo… Read more »
ibrahim makwati
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ili ndi chenjezo kwa atupele ndi onse okonda kumango vomeleza zilizonse chifukwa chokonda ndalama samalani muzasala nokha popanda okusatilani

Dwambazi
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Njoka saweta

Moya weniweni
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Palibe zomuyipisa governor wa DPP ku Mangochi ko ayi. Ife ngati a DPP ngati chipani cholamula mumafuna kuti governor wathu akhale pansi ndi atidye nawo a UDF? Never ndipo ife sitilolera zopusazo palibe ubale pakati pa UDF ndi DPP coz njoka saweta. Chisankho changothachi bwanji a UDF amamenya ma sapota a DPP ku Mangochi kwanuko ngati DPP imapikisana nawo. Please our dear president beware of these UDF as they are planning to overthrow your government as a revenge of Bingu’s dumping of UDF in 2005! Even without these UDF pipo DPP will win with landslide including some MPs in Mangochi.… Read more »
Dr Mbewe
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Dpp and udf all thieves they belong to prison

chandamale
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Its indeed eastern region always with problemswhy is it so the leadership has alot of problems specially bwana RG wa DPP amalephera kudzuzula District governer wawoyo kaya umphawi i dont know be civiliazed people anthu anagwiliza onkha inu ndi ndani kuchipani komanso SG i mean Mr kudomtoni bwanji kulekelera zotezi komatu mumvi oyang’nira ok

tsetsefly
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I can see UDF well wishers have sensed danger in this marriage of convenience. They don’t want this panga knife party to swallow them in broad day light. UDF is suffering from leadership problems because Atupele is a young man full of greed and has demonstrated to be the worst youth leader. I think he rides on his dad’s back otherwise he could not have been the party president. Unfortunately for Malawi parties have become family properties and as such parties are more of liabilities to Malawians than assets.

chatonda
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this is the end of Atupere’s political carrer just like Aford and Chihana did. He is an opportunist and he only wants to be a minister despite the party loving UDF as a party on its own. He is following his father’s political carrer of roping others for money like he did with Gwanda and Chihana both died poor of course. He too will die poor. He cannot take his supporters for granted and assuem they agree with his political prostitution habit. Somebody will rise up in UDF nad form his own team totake the UDF leadership. He will regret… Read more »
MAMUNA
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ZONSEZI NDI CJIFUKWA CHA ATUPELE KUKONDA MAUDINDO NDI CHUMA

KOPOSA IFE WANTHU A KWAWO

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