‘Opposition from hell’ Minister Chiumia accuses MCP, Chakwera of confrotation

Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security Grace Chiumia has accused Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and its president Lazarous Chakwera of irresponsible utterances which are political provocation and confrontation.

Chiumia: Hits at MCP

Chiumia made the accusation during the send-off church service for former Cabinet minister in the one-party State the late Robson Chirwa in Mzuzu on Thursday.

The minister said Malawi’s deepening economic crisis is partly blamed to MCP  for its irresponsible opposition that is hell bent at fault finding .

She said real leaders offer solutions to problems and not criticism only.

“If the MCP had people like the late Chirwa, the party and the nation would have made a lot of progress. Party representatives take the message [and tell] president Lazarus Chakwera to tap from the knowledge of this icon which the nation has lost,” Chiumia, who offered the eulogy on behalf of government, said.

She called on the MCP to emulate the life of Chirwa, who served in the Cabinet of founding president Hastings Kamuzu Banda,  who she described as an icon for the nation.

Chiumia said Chirwa and other older MCP members were good at giving solutions to problems unlike the Chakwera led MCP.

“Please tell the MCP president that it is worrisome for the party to always criticize government. When government has erred and we say help with solutions, you don’t give any. People like Robson Chirwa gave solutions on how things should be done and that is why I am saying we have lost an icon for the nation,” said Chiumia.

But speaking earlier MCP deputy secretary general James Kaunda blamed the DP Pled government for not taking heed of opposition advice.

“Government always trashes what the opposition has to say, but as the main opposition in the country, we also represent a constituency of the population and we are obliged to raise concerns when things go wrong,” Kaunda said.

Kaunda said some of the advice was coming from the late Chirwa who government decided to give military honours during his funeral.

He said the DPP administration should stop being arrogant.

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Mudzamva liti
Guest

Indeed, What has dpp government done with advice from The Late Robson Chirwa? (May his soul rest in peace) Anthu nkumakunena iweyo honourable? What a waste of honour!

mtete
Guest

@Zabweka. We could do with logical contributions, not kutukwana.

Alinafe Phiri
Guest

DPP ndiyamwano kwambiri ndipo sikumva upangiri wina ulionse.chaka chatha Chakwera adapereka nzeru,Inu mmalo motenga nzeruzo mudatuma mafumu kumakatukwana Chakwera,Pa Christmas ngati si pa new year adakuuzani upangiri Inu mudachita mwano,posachedwapa akuuzani otsutsa Inu mutuma mafumu kumakayakha zamwano ndiye anduna mufuna munene chiyani? Kodi mitu yanu sikugwira ku bomako eti.Muziganiza zotukula aMalawi osati chipani,vuto lanu mumakhala buze ndikuba ndalama zochitira kampeni.Mulungu akuona zonse ndipo tsikulina mudzabwezera zonse mudaba.

Zabweka
Guest

Bravo Gilly asamakudele anyani awa

Zabweka
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Mose I we mwalemba apa vindele pela chi end Rift Valley ukununkha na pa intone suwon

Zabweka
Guest

The Lady is intelligent Bravo Obama always inspiring me Receive Showers of blessings

Rift Valley
Guest
Let us get this clear. MCP has no control over Reserve Bank, ACB, Ministry of Finance, Directorate of Public Procurement, Asset Declaration, etc etc. Briefly put, MCP is not in control of government affairs. MCP and other opposition parties can only point out wrongs, maladministration, or advise when things are going wrong. It has done so during Parliament sittings, especially when discussing the budget. The opposition moved a motion to make ACB independent in line with DPP manifesto. We know what rôle economically an independent ACB would play. Now, honourable minister, can you please elaborate on how MCP has contributed… Read more »
ona
Guest

Ine koma Grace chiumia! Ishiiiii amangondinyasa basi ndipo pa screen panga sindifuna kumuwona. I don’t know ngati nyasi zimenezi zinakwatiwapo.

Bwitoto
Guest

Chakwera ndi mwana wandani? ali ndi mzeru zanji?
Anatsiya nkhosa zikutsochera,iye kuthamangira ndalama ku ndale, nde angatsogolere mtundu wa amalawi?
Ndiwakuba uyu!
Yemwe akuti dziko silikuyenda bwino akufuna liziyendetsedwa motani? Adzipatsidwa ndalama atsagwire ntchito?
Koma iwe,iwe chakwera mbuzi unditsamale!!

afana makasa
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This minister needs a sandpaper to smoothen her face, no wonder this is affecting her brain and thinking capacity

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