Aford starts galvanising North, Chihana battles to return Rumphi Central consituency

Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) has begun its tour to the northern region ahead of the May 21 tripartite elections where, among others, it is conducting house meetings with the party leadership on the grassroots level.

Chihana (c) wants to return his seat
Aford leaders in Rumphi

Over the weekend the party leadership was in Rumphi Central Constituency and then in Mzuzu City.

Its leader Enock Chihana is fighting to re-claim the  Rumphi Central constituency  where he is likely to contest against Chidumba Mkandawire and present Attorney General (AG) Charles Mhango of ruling DPP.

Chihana has been hit with accusations that he is frequently out of the country a thing he downplayed.

“I am always in touch with my constituents. And, who said I am always out of the country?” said Chihana.

But he said it was unimportant to dwell on his constituency, saying his aim is to build the party at [North] level.

“There are so many housekeeping issues that have to be addressed so that AFORD reclaims its glory. They were so many issues immediately after our elective convention,” said Chihana.

Karonga Central Constituency legislator, Frank Mwenifumbo, had held a parallel convention and challenged Chihana that he, too, is AFORD president.

The matter has been featured highly in courts.

And, on the tour, vice president Reverend Precious Chisi said the tour has deliberately started with the northern region.

“We have been to Rumphi over the weekend, and then to Mzuzu. This week alone we will reach out to Nkhata Bay, Karonga and Chitipa districts,” said Chisi.

According to him, they have upped their game to connect with their members because “AFORD is still a party to reckon with.”

In 2014, AFORD was in alliance with the People’s Party (PP) but the party flopped heavily only trailing a distant third after the victors the Democratic Progressive Party.

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Wiseman
Wiseman
3 years ago

Iyi ndi aford 1 or 2?

Thabo
3 years ago

Chipani cha a mbwenu mbwenu kkk

Blessings Mduli Chirwa
Blessings Mduli Chirwa
3 years ago

AFORD is not a family party. Kodi Chakufwa Chihana anachilemba chipanichi mu will yake? Kuti akamwalira mwana wake achitenge ngati ufumu?

Mike
3 years ago

Kkkk kodi chipanichi ndi cha ku mpoto basi kkkkk

Wanjiku
Wanjiku
3 years ago
Reply to  Mike

Mike,pali chipani cha nation mu Malawi ?

Post Truth
Post Truth
3 years ago
Reply to  Mike

you don’t ask that of UDF and all other parties that are there in Malawi some of them do not even have an MP.

Mike
3 years ago
Reply to  Post Truth

Atleast zinazi zikufika ponse ponse Mzuzu, Mangochi, Bt, LL. Kama Afford sindinamve kuti yapita ku Machinga or Msanje. Kkkkkk. Zikungowonekelatu kuti ndi chipani cha ku Nyika Repblic kkkkk

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