Bagus rejoins DPP after dumping MCP

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) second deputy secretary general Salim Bagus who last week  announced his resignation from the post and twithdrew his membership from party has rejoined the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  which he left more than a year ago.

Bagus (L) returns to DPP fold and seen here with Regional Governor south Charles Mchacha

When he dumped MCP, Nyasa Times reported that Bagus was heading back to DPP but he dismissed the assertion.

However, on Wednesday Bagus, who was also MCP’s shadow member of Parliament (MP) for Chikwawa Central, confirmed he is now back in DPP fold.

“I am in DPP after I consulted people in Chikwawa central. People in Chikwawa central are saying I  should join the DPP because they have seen that President Professor Arther Peter Mutharika has done a lot of development and there is need to support him,” said Bagus.

He refused to state the reasons why he left MCP.

Bagus is one of the nomadic politicians in  Malawi, a former Cabinet minister during the Bakili Muluzi’s United Democratic Front (UDF) and also served as National Organising Secretary of Joyce Banda’s People’s Party (PP).

But he said there is nothing wrong in what he does to change parties.

“You do politics when you wish to do it. It is my constitutional right. You do things when you are happy. I cannot be forced to stay in the party where am not happy,” said Bagus.

MCP vice-president Mohammed Sidik Mia  has maintained that the party wish Bagus “well in his political career.”

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Vinjenje
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Vinjenje

Bagus is a nomadic politician just like Uladi Musa.He joined M.C.P. because he expected to be given money by Mia. Wauponda. Kagwere mu ocean

zangaphwiii
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zangaphwiii

Amufunse kaye chomwe anachokera, ku Nsanje Lalanje amatukwana APM ameneyu pama by elections aja, lero kumuthamangira kumulandira, wadya paja 5 Mita tamvapo kkkkk ngati amukana ku Chikwawa central from 2004 mpaka pano 3 terms kamba ka nkhanza ndi wanthu ndi mafumu omwe, ife Kuma stand kuonera

Mbuya khobo
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Mbuya khobo

He says he wants to stand ku Dpp pamene ma shadow Mps and Councillors had a deadline of 20th August 2018 to give in their Party Nomination papers and it was closed then so what will happen now kwa ena ambiri anakanidwa amauzidwa kuti taseka kulandira ma shadow?

Hatton
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Hatton

Mia is next. After all Zikhale is more normadic and a spent force.

mtete
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mtete

It’s just that some people feel very uncomfortable mixing with honest politicians such as those in MCP. Bagus’ trademark is passion for easy money which DPP is very famous for. He does not know the definition of a ‘Political Leader’ being a servant of the people because he would not have fulfilled his dream of plunderering public funds had he stayed in MCP who are trying tirelessly to boot DPP and APM out.

Independent Diplomat
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Independent Diplomat

Welcome to the Winning Team Your Honour !!!

#DzukaniAmalawi
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#DzukaniAmalawi

Political prostitution at best and no morals at worst. MCP and DPP have, by definition and make up, different political agendas and ideologies. How can one with their conscious intact walk from one to the other. It is therefore possible he will walk to UTM if offer is good.

Kalulu Wadwala
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Kalulu Wadwala

Akufuna ma order a escom

Patrick Phiri
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Patrick Phiri

Bagus has rejoined the winning party. Waionela patali bawo.

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

We can say whatever we want to say, politicians don’t recycle themselves, it is people who find such useless politicians useful. So Salim Bagus, whose real name should be Salim Bogus, knows that Malawians are gullible. Unless we stop entertaining them, they will keep on changing parties.

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