2 MCP legislators fight for a constituency as 2019 political battlelines are drawn

Main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) faces division in Kasungu following a decision by Kasungu Central MP Amon Nkhata to dump his constituency in the 2019 parliamentary polls and contest in Kasungu west.

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Kasungu west MP Alex Meja confirmed Nkhata has already started campaigning in the constituency.

“He (Nkhata) is a failed politician. He knows he has failed in his constituency in Kasungu Central and decided to cause chaos in my constituency. The former MP of Kasungu Central (Ken Kandodo) set the bar very high and Nkhata is failing to meet the bar,” said Meja.

The Kasungu west legislator said his MCP MP colleague will not make it in Kasungu west.

“He is running away from his own shadow in Kasungu central and thinks he can make it in Kasungu west, no, he will fail, miserably,” said Meja.

Nkhata refused to comment on the matter.

MCP acting secretary general Eisenhower Mkaka said recently issues of MCP aspiring candidates, starting campaigning in constituencies where a sitting MP is MCP is now rampant although he said it is illegal.

He said the party would mete out disciplinary action to those involved in the malpractice.

Kandodo, the nephew of Kamuzu Banda, the former Head of State is still popular in Kasungu central.

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5 years ago

This is freedom of association. Nkhata wants to associate with KU West. Amon go nkonko

Tsanzo Dzanjalimodzi
Tsanzo Dzanjalimodzi
5 years ago

This is not surprising in MCP. That is always how they operate. Look at Sosten Ngwengwe who keeps on changing constituencies. MCP lacks leadership at the highest level to bring sanity to the party.

Kwathu Mzati
Kwathu Mzati
5 years ago

Nkhata is a failed politician.
Akuthawa chiyani kwawoko??? Wheelers komko. A chipani chiyani kanthu lameness. Ma potential candidates ndi ambiri. Otherwise tidzayambenso PP (osati mbavazi) . , Ationjeza

Rift Valley
Rift Valley
5 years ago

Stupid Legislators

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