President Peter Mutharika has directed newly elevated Chief Kabudula to chase away opposition political parties seeking to hold rallies in his area.
Mutharika said this on Saturday when he elevated the chief to senior chief.
“These are confusionists, do no allow them to come here and confuse people,” Mutharika said.
Added he, “Chase them away, they are confusionists!”
The president received a resounding applause and handclapping from the partisan Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) crowd.
Chief Kabudula’s area on a stronghold of the opposition Malawi Congress Party.
Malawi laws do not allow chiefs, police, the district commissioner or anyone in authority stop political rallies by any political party leaders including the opposition.
Mutharika also said he has directed that all schools with children with albinism should have 24 hour police protection.
“This foolishness of killing people with albinism must stop. No one has ever become rich because of body parts of people with albinism,” he said.
He said he was shocked to see pictures on television of a woman with albinism whose hand whose chopped of by body parts of albinism seeking thugs.
The president however stunned his audience when he failed to comment on the controversial Customary Land bill issue.
People expected to hear whether he would sign the bill into law or not following mixed reactions it has generated from Malawians.
People also expected him to comment on the torching of a Toyota Fortuner vehicle belonging to Malawi Congress Party publicist Jessie Kabwila. Kabwila and the MCP claim the vehicle was torched by ruling DPP operatives.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :