PP expels Mzomera Ngwira for ‘undemocratic line of thinking’

Reverend Christopher Mzomera Ngwira, MP who was provincial governor (North) of the former ruling People’s Party (PP) has been expelled from the party following allegations that he was involved in the fracas which ended in violence at a meeting in Mzuzu on Sunday.

PP news conference announcing Mzomera Ngwira is expelled: From left to right ; Clara Makungwa, Ken Msonda, Ibrhamim Matola and Beston Majoni

PP news conference announcing Mzomera Ngwira is expelled: From left to right ; Clara Makungwa, Ken Msonda, Ibrhamim Matola and Beston Majoni.- Photo by Mphatso Nkhoma, Nyasa Times

PP Secretary General, Ibrahim Matola, told a news conference in the capital Lilongwe on Tuesday that Ngwira  has been booted out of  the party for what the party calls is Ngwira’s “undemocratic line of thinking”.

Matola said Ngwira was not elected at a convention but appointed after previous chairpersons left the party.

He also said Ngwira is no longer party member and ceases to represent PP in Parliament when meeting resumes on February 22 2016.

“People’s Party practises intra-party democracy, we encourage freedom of expression and opinion suffice to say that democracy is not an open cheque to do things the way you want or think. Rev Christopher Mzomera Ngwira’s undemocratic line of thinking can no longer be tolerated, hence his expulsion,” Matola said.

PP has since disclosed that it intends to pen the Speaker of the National Assembly to reallocate Ngwira in Parliament when meeting resumes .

“It is better to have one or two MPs who are vibrant and loyal and contribute effectively in the House than one who brings problems to the party,” he said.

Ngwira, who is Mzimba Hora member of Parliament (MP) and held a national executive committee (NEC) position in PP, declared that former vice-president Khumbo Kachali should lead PP in the absence of founding president Joyce Banda.

PP  has replaced Ngwira  with Sherbone Mchizi in an acting capacity.

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18 thoughts on “PP expels Mzomera Ngwira for ‘undemocratic line of thinking’”

  1. Jongwe says:

    A Reverend involved in violence. That is sad. 2019 there will be another MP in Hora constituency.

  2. Nyeku says:

    Khumbo!!!! Why don’t you just concentrate on Anita Kalinde than bringing confusion in pp. ?
    chipanichi unachitaya wekha chifukwa cholila maudindo

  3. george dumakude ng'oma says:

    KHUMBO,MZOMERA are capable this is why they themselves made it to august house furthermore made more mps than any region it is their effort ,PP will not survive neither score single goal without these two strickers

  4. Patrick Fred says:

    That’s political game.

  5. pido says:

    Khumbo is not trustworthy. What he wants ndimaudindo basi. Akuluawa tsankho lidawakulira. Pajatu ankalanda mabed ku Mponela ali a VP. Kenako adayamba kuchita decampaign amayi pa chisankho. Lero afuna kutsogolera chiapani ankachikanacho. Zopusa. Even Bingu asanamwalire pajatu was about to rejoin DPP from PP atamva kuwawa kwa ukavu. Chindere chakufikapo ichi na Mzemera wake uyo

  6. Tiziona mapeto ake zimenezi

  7. phokonyola says:

    Ngwira can not survive a disciplinary hearing in presence of Ken Msonda.

  8. Davie says:

    What kind of democracy in PP? Kutha ngati katanitu basi

  9. chachacha says:

    kutha kwa chipani chomwe chinalawapo kulamulira mwa ngozi.

  10. msena says:

    party is not a personal property’mind u mzomela’u are fighting for khumbo to take over the party do u remember he was the same’khumbo who jump from jb and support peter today malawi is in fire because of peter and u think we are all mad that to agree with u Akulu Akulu mukatenga khumbo forget about nsanje Ndi Chikwawa ask ur members if they can support that nasty we better support uladi Kapena kusiya ndale anzomella bwanji simumva chake mungotseka njila mugaliva yambani kachipani kanu mwanva

  11. HPB says:

    Matola and Friends are empty tins they even fail to make it is to parliament

  12. make chisasa says:

    Kodi mmesa paja a KK last minute towards elections amapanga campain yoti vote for Peter atanyanyala zoti amayi anatenga ka Ben 10 for running mate? Tsopano awonakonso chai chabwino ku PP. Kutha kwake nkumeneku a KK

  13. Patrick Phiri says:

    Look at the picture: All of them failed to make it to parliament, but they are planning to oust an elected MP, Mzomera Ngwira. Very funny.

  14. Harry says:

    Godfearing is true.

  15. Matandani says:

    Ngwira was saying that,the Former President Joyce Banda should put someone as a caretaker in her absence and even mentioned KK.So Madam JB has people and the party a caretaker as requested by Ngwira and under carpet.What is wrong now.

  16. B Matsautso says:

    Pipiiiiiiiiii yanyamukaaaaaaaaaa. Dothi ku dothi pfumbi ku pfumbi kkkkkk


    It is unfortunate that we waste our time on people like Mzomera Ngwira, Khumbo Kachali, Joyce Banda and others. You can see that their combination is a disaster. It is very easy for evil people to gang up and fight against someone. But it is difficult for evil people to work together for a common good.

  18. ISSA KABUDULA says:

    Care must be taken chita chpanichi tikuchioa – you don’t fight each other, its like akuba the time they start fighting, they are close to jail. This party which tested Nsanjika Palace by accident as some people say – will disappear if care is not taken. Free advice timadya zathu.

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