MCP accuse Mutharika of snubbing Chakwera during Independence Celebrations

The main opposition Malawi Congress Party(MCP) on Wednesday accused Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government and President Peter Mutharika of not recognising its president Lazarus Chakwera during the Independence Celebrations which took place in Blantyre.

Kabwira and Maxwell Thyolera addressing anews conference,-Photo by Alfred Chauwa, Nyasa Times

Kabwira and Maxwell Thyolera addressing anews conference,-Photo by Alfred Chauwa, Nyasa Times

Chakwera was among the invited guests who included President of Zambia , Edgar Lungu, Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya, Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda Mayor for Blantyre City Assembly Noel Chalamanda, parliamentarians, business community, members of clergy, members of the ruling party and ordinary Malawians .

Mutharika failed to recognise Chakwera’s presence at the function when he could not even bother to mention him in his salutations.

Speaking at the news conference in Lilongwe, MCP spokeswoman Jessie Kabwira said Chakwera attended the function but government including the President did not recognise him.

“It is unfortunate that DPP government chose to ignore Chakwera during the function. It is unfortunate that Malawians voted for people who chose to lie in public than  to insinuate that Chakwera was not at the function. Let me warn this government that we are now becoming tired of these propaganda,” said Kabwira.

“Remember this is the government that did not win an election, they have stolen the Malawi Savings Bank,” said Kabwila.

Mutharika was declared victor of May, 2014 elections which was marred with legal battles.

MCP still claims Mutharika is ruling on stolen votes and has been discrediting his mandate to govern.

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JB Original
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Kabwira!!!kabwira!!! Do yu think it was mcp only that was represented? There were so many party representatives that came and they were not recognised and they are not crying either. Why yu? Chakwera is just a mere MP like all those parliamentarians who came to attend headed by the speaker Richard Msowoya. By recognising the speaker it means all mps are done including this chakwera. By recognising the Chief justice it means all judges are recognised. So tell me which arm of govt. is Lazaro heading. I think Msowoya is more important than chakwera according to this set up.(Executive, Judiciary,… Read more »
chemphopha
Guest

I thot Kabwila yemweyo anati MCP sapitako ku phwandoko

Mwendanato
Guest

INDEED DECENCY IN MCP HAS GONE TO THE DOGS. CRYING OVER SPILT MILK WILL LEAD MCP NO WHER AND WITH JK THE PARTY IS BECOMING A PARTY OF CRY BABIES. KAMUZU USED TO PREACH ABOUT CONTACT AND DIALOGUE IF HE WERE TO BE ALIVE HE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE CHOSEN NANA TO BE ITS PRESIDENT. IT IS DIFFICULT TO DRAW A LINE BETWEEN JK AND PK, AND THE MCP PRESIDENT SEEMS TO HAVE JOINED THE MUD SLINGING BUSINESS OF THE TWO SHE ELEPHANTS WHICH A SAD DEVELOPMENT. NDIMAYESA IT LUCK SO THAT MCP SHOULD CONCENTRATE ON PARTY REBUILDING

dpp says
Guest

let peter lead malawians. chakwera never to be president of malawi.

George million
Guest

That’s politics, tomorrow willb be m.c.p doing the same mai kabwila

Che Ngana
Guest

Kodi Chakwera Umaziyesa Ngati Ndani?Ngati Umalandira Ulemutu Ku Mcp Kwako Komweko Kapena Nditi Ku Central Region Komweko.Ndiwe Munthu Ozikweza Koma Sukuona Kuti Mulungu Anakusitsa Iyayi.Kodi Nanu A Jesse Muzadziwa Liti Kusamba.Osatsungula Iyayi Chifwirimbwiti Thoooo Nao Amunaotu Amangokuvulani Kuti Awone Mwanowo Nanga Ngati Mwalongosoka Mkatimo.

kumva
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APM well done my brother. When you are an eagle don’t fly with chickens. Don’t be friends with this loser Chakwera..mutsike aise.. Don’t recognize him..Kilembey good comment. I love you!! Azililira recognition.. Za ziiiii!!!

mapapaya
Guest

Ndikanakhala mtolankhani ndikanadziwa kuti Kabwila amadana ndi a mutharika.

Maximum Prison
Guest

Munati simupita ku celebration ndiye mumafunako chani?

Boyd Kilembey
Guest

These are the type of remarks that make MCP look like a briefcase party. Some things are best left not said.
Where is strategy MCP. This cry baby mentality will not win you more votes. Nix…

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