I did not hesitate to accept Bingu proposal for marriage – Callista

Former First Lady Callista Mutharika says it did not even take her time to accept former president Bingu wa Mutharika’s proposal for marriage at Sanjika Palace.

Callista: I did not hesistate to accept Bingu's proposal

Callista: I did not hesistate to accept Bingu’s proposal

Recalling the events leading to the proposal, Callista said the former head of state invited her several times both on private and official functions but did not propose to her.

The former First Lady, with an infectious smile told Times TV that she was surprised one day that Mutharika introduced her to the former president’s adopted children as “this is your mother.”

“As you may know, Bingu used to have many adopted children whom he paid schools fees and help so when he introduced me to them as their mother; it was a surprise to me. Later that day, he proposed and it did not take time for me to say yes, I accept. I did not hesitate,” said Callista.

Most Malawian just like other African women hesitate and might take a little time longer before accepting marriage proposals because of traditions and cultural values.

Callista however did not say how Bingu’s biological children welcomed this.

However during the official wedding ceremony of Bingu and Callista, Madalitso who was Bingu’s only son is on record as having told journalists that he would not comment on the matter because the family was still mourning the death of their mother, Ethel Mutharika.

Asked if he quickly accepted the marriage proposal because Bingu was President and had a lot of wealth which was more attractive than the ageing Bingu, Callista pronounced an emphatic no, saying she just loved him because of his maturity, wisdom, intelligence, love and care that every woman expects from a man.

“We really loved each other. We never quarrelled. I miss him,” said Callista, adding, “I know a loving Bingu.”

She said Bingu, in his free time at State House would sing and dance, saying he loved songs by New Anglican Voices and St Pius of the Catholic Church choirs.

Callista said she is not rich as some people say only that she has an urge of helping the poor hence are usual donations to the needy.

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Mbiyazapolama
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Ndani safuna ndalama abale inu, monga mutakhala inu mungakane?

mtima wa nyani
Guest

kalista ndi dhilu tu . nanga ce mangulama ku UK, CE CIMOMBO ATPITA KU uk unacita book ku hotela yhhhhel, ndi dhilutu iyi, kumangokawa anthu. kanali ka team ka azimai amenewa. wina uyu ali paseli pa CI KKKKK.
EISH AZIMAI AWA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

mbani
Guest

god will punish all liars money was at a centre stage

Luke
Guest

Callista, usatinamizepo apa. Anamuvomera gogo wakoyo kamba ka chuma komanso kufuna estate ya ku Mitundu. Chilungamo chake umachidziwa kuti ngangayi imwalira nsanga kenako iwe utenge estate ya kumitunduyo.

Vwapuvwapu
Guest

Chabwino, mwayi umenewo, mawa timva awanso anena choncho kkkkk

KAMBWE
Guest

Unakhalitsa nde kunamera kangaude…pamenepo ungachedwenso kunena kuti ndalola

Jimbo
Guest

She followed the money!

maganizo
Guest

Pachikhalidwe chathu mukanayamba mwakana kaye wosangofikira kuvomera popeza zimawonetsa ngati kutaya chikhalidwe posaganizira zinazo. Ifenso amuna tinazolowera kuti akazi amayamba akana kaye ngakhale akufuna

James Phiri
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The truth of the matter is that, when Bingu’s wife died, some DIPHIPHI women(women caucus) including JB and Callista, sat down and agreed to find a comforter(woman) that Bingu should marry. Now, when Callista knew about this arrangement, she went behind and entice Bingu to marry her. And Callista’s plan worked. Now this women caucus that included Kachikho, Kaliati, JB and others were not happy with what Callista as Kachikho was the one to become the comforter. Therefore, inorder to frustrate JB, Callista told the late president to suck off JB from her position as vice president, as well Safe… Read more »
odabwa chabe
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good girl

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