I’ll lead DPP to by-elections victory – Mutharika

Victory is the language that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) knows when it comes to elections as the party’s leader and State President  Peter Mutharika  said he will guide the party to  a successful  parliamentary and local by-elections scheduled on October 7.

Mutharika expressed optimism of DPP victory  during the whistle stop campaign tour of Blantyre North Constituency on Friday..

“I have come to support Francis Phiso as a Shadow Member of Parliament for DPP. I know you will support him as your MP just as you did with me,” said President Peter Mutharika.

President Mutharika: DPP to win again

President Mutharika: DPP to win again

He described Phiso as a true son of the party as he never abandoned it when times were hard for the party after the death of the previous president of the party, Bingu wa Mutharika.

“Before the death of Bingu wa Mutharika, we had 144 MPs under DPP in parliament. However, only 31 remained after the demise of Bingu. Phiso was among the few who remained,” said The President.

Muthaika said it was a difficult time for the party as they were ridiculed and belittled even in parliament.

Phiso also supported Mutharika when he was arrested by the police on treason allegations.

“When I was arrested, only Phiso stood up against the Police when they wanted to treat me like a criminal in the presence of over 200 police men who surrounded me,” Mutharika said.

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati, who is the National Director of Women in DPP said people of the area already showed their support for the party when they voted for Peter Mutharika as President in the May elections.

“People from this area already gave their vote to the father of DPP. What is remaining is his son. They cannot make a mistake,” Kaliati said.

DPP scooped most of the parliamentary sits in the district with 10 representatives against 12 as two positions went to independent candidates.

In addition, DPP has 28 representatives at the local and city council against 34 seats as four positions went to independent aspirants, one to Malawi Congress Party and one to National Salvation Front (NASAF).

On October 7, Malawi Electoral Commission is scheduled to administer by-elections in six areas across the country, two for parliamentary and four for local councilors. —Mana/Nyasa Times

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21 thoughts on “I’ll lead DPP to by-elections victory – Mutharika”

  1. MAFFUMU says:

    pakamwa kapena pakwama

  2. ohoo says:

    DPP WOYEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Cheneko says:

    As far as am concerned, he is not my president.

  4. Cheneko says:

    Thugs will steal again

  5. Bongololo says:

    That title would make a lot more sense if it read “I’ll rig DPP to by-elections victory.”

  6. Tsamba Likagwa says:

    This issue about rigging is neither here nor there. Ingovomelani kuti DPP ndi mtind wina. Nanga tizibisa apa?
    DPP oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

  7. Tsamba Likagwa says:

    I supPort all the DPP candidates and I have no doubt in my mind that they will carry the day.



  8. Tsamba Likagwa says:

    There is a lunatic who is still bitter that APM won the presidential contest in May. Please learn to come to terms with this fact. No amount of sarcasm will reverse this trend. Please accept that APM is your president, our president the president of Malawi. Why do you want to redicule the president every time you make your comments. To you anything the president does is trash. I am sorry I choose to differ. APM is the most intelligent president has ever hard. He is passionate and truly loves this country. Give him space to rule the country and I am sure you will enjoy the fruits of his leadership.

    DPP oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
    inenso oyeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  9. Tawadi says:

    People amaze me how they think this president is nepotistic regionalistic tribalistic Lomweistic Binguistic Calistaistic. He continues to tell lies paja aphunzitsi ndi apolisi a kumwera anawanyenga za salary 65% kaya avoteranso DPP yomwe ndi engine ya Satana? Pitala wagawa dziko moti i feel that i was born in a wrong state. Why did God bring us to this land? Why has He allowed Malawi to be ruled by the real blood sucking devil? WHY? Why did He breed forth Justice Mbendera? Why did bring the Lomwes from their hunger ravaged Mozambique in 1914? WHY GOD?

  10. ndu says:

    i love malawi all i want is for peace to return to country where everybody will equal no matter your the party you belongs to.

  11. Chiye Nang'omba says:

    Choka iwe! Okuba muberaso ma vote inu!moto ukubwera koko ukupeza uli pa standard bank pano

  12. Weniweni Balakasa says:

    APM to say the fact you are not the pres of the whole malawi. You are a pres of 36 people out of 100. And that number is frm south paticularly the lomwe tribe. To prove ur legitimacy just accept federal referendum. You know why, you were a special guest at UN meeting becz of the way u were elected to the presidency and the issue of division malawi wants to exprience in ur hands

  13. kammudoni says:

    Peteryo anabela mavoti a achamanu? Inu mukuhaniza anthu angavotele means ea John tembo? Shupit.

  14. Alfred Munduwabo says:

    Central and Northern Regions are only interested for federalism nothing else apart from that.

    If you can not come up with the information of the cause of the burning fire of a warehouse of MEC in Lilongwe.

    That was a daylight destroying the court case between MCP case against a DPP case. Till today DPP government is not coming with the culprits.

    No need for going for bye-elections.

  15. KUKHALA says:


  16. ujeni says:

    Where there is Misala Muntharika there is also a bleached woman, whats going on, i can smell adultery here.

  17. ujeni says:

    What is wrong with this fake president, always lying when he opens his mouth, surrounded by 200 policemen? What a joke of a president

  18. A landslide victory 4 DPP and Phiso .oh yes!!!

  19. James says:

    Kuphiphilitsa bwanji. Ingonenani kuti ” I will steal again the vote”. In that way it will not surprise all.

  20. Chatinkha says:

    DPP you don’t respect .Malawi National Flag, You need Civic Education,why you have put Malawi National Flag together with Nsalu ya DPP?

  21. EasyBlak wa Jalibu says:

    We are not forgetting that MEC is being run by Vote Rigging Con-man

    See their hands are full of Vote Rigging! What they know is Vote Rigging than Good Governance…

    If he is a real president of Malawi why is he not relieving Gogo Mbendera from his duties as Chair Person of Malawi Electoral Commission? There is Public Outcry of these two men with Rigging at the Centre of their Duties!

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