Chakwera brands Mutharika ‘so incompetent, insensitive’ to lead Malawi

President Peter Mutharika came under fresh attack in the National Assembly‚ with the leader of opposition Lazarus Chakwera  calling him ” so incompetent at leading and so insensitive to the suffering of the people” in an address to Parliament.

Chakwera: President Mutharika’s speech was so shamelesssly self-aggrandizing, self-absorbed and self-delusional 

Chakwera said President mutharika’s address in Parliament las Friday to open the 47th session of  “cemented and metastasized a depressing fact”  that Malawians are in the unenviable position of having a President and an Executive so incompetent at leading and so insensitive to the suffering of the people they govern that whenever any of members of the august House speaks hin the Chamber, they must speak not on behalf of their  political parties, but at the behest of Malawians.

He led the charge‚ saying  President Mutharika’s address  while Malawians sink deeper into abject poverty was “so shamelessly self-aggrandizing, self-absorbed, and self-delusional that this gathering is now a critical watershed moment for our nation.”

Chakwetra , who is also Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president, said time has now come when speaking in Palrliament on behalf of  the parties is not enough.

“We must speak as men and women who love our country more than our camps; we must speak as men and women who serve our People more than our Parties; we must speak as men and women who fear the Maker more than the Ministers. We must speak boldly, even at the risk of being branded enemies of the state. We must speak truthfully, even at the risk of being maligned by a misguided mob of mercenaries masquerading as cadets,” said Chakwera.

He added: “We must do what the President fails to do whenever he comes here, that is to speak the truth to Malawians, for Malawians, and about Malawians.”

Chakwera fired a broadside at  Mutharika and his Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), saying the President;s address “mistitled Rising Above Macroeconomic Stability,£ will go down in the  nation’s history as the latest in a series of missed opportunities to directly and honestly address the deepening plight and delayed aspirations of Malawians.

“Now, Mr. Speaker Sir, if the President was ignorant of what our people’s plight and aspirations are, he would be forgiven for this failure, but ignorance is not an excuse a man of his learning and resources can take refuge in. He knows what our people are suffering under his leadership, because it makes front page headlines every week. He knows the dire living conditions his government is subjecting our people to, because we ourselves tell him on a regular basis in and outside this House,” he said..

Chakwera said  Mutharika knows that Malawians are frustrated and angered by his chronic failures of leadership, “because it was only twenty-seven days ago that they voted in three constituency by-elections held in Nsanje-Lalanje, Lilongwe Msozi North, and Lilongwe City South East, all of which his party lost. And yet, instead of coming here with the kind of humility that shows that he has heard the voice and cries of the people, the President chose to come here to parade his malignant arrogance and to lecture Malawians represented here about how Parliament is not ‘Government’.

“Instead of coming here to address the frustration and outcry Malawians expressed with unmistakable clarity in these by-elections, the President chose to come here to proclaim an imaginary litany of accomplishments that do not hold up under the scrutiny of basic and well-established facts. And as I said, ignorance of a problem that is a matter of fact may be forgiven, but ignoring the problem you know is there cannot.”

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Hatton
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APM, don’t lose sleep over Chakwera’s remarks. Mkuluyu failed to lead Assemblies of God. Assemblies of God hit the lowest during Chakwera’s time. The church was vibrant during Late Bomba’s and late Chapola’s time. It is now picking up during Chitsonga’s time. We sympathize with Rev. Chitsonga. To put the pieces, broken by Chakwera, together is not easy. Ambuye akuthandizani Abusa a Chitsonga.

Kaitano
Guest

Kikkkk akutumanio akuvutitsani kobasi ndipo simukwanitsa mutopanaye Chakwera chifukwa iye wanyamula chilungamo, ndipo muthyoka nacho khosi simunati. Ife ndiye tikumukonda ndipo tizimukondabe hahahaahahaha!! tatopa ndi abubu.

Sitimva Zopusa Zamkutu
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Sitimva Zopusa Zamkutu

Wanderers yapanga apeal….. and zawonekeratu kuti lig ikupita ku bullets fc

Independent Diplomat
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I can see Chakwera committing suicide in 2019 !!

John Kenala
Guest

I totally agree with you MCP President. Mutharika is really insensitive. Can he proudly say he is ruling or leading Malawians, when we (Malawians) are suffering in all ways. No Electricity, No Medicine in Hospitals, Nepotism at its highest order, Cashgating, politicizing Civil Service, he is just phwiii at Statehouse. Dunderhead!

JOSEPH CHAGOMELANA
Guest

FAILING TO DEVELOP HIS CHURCH, FAILING TO USE THE RESOURCES OF THE CHURCH, FAILING TO BLING UNITY AMONG CHURCH MEMBERS,FAILING TO SOLVE COMFRICTS AMONG HIS OWN PARTY,FAILING TO……0000HHH SHIT, WHAT KIND OF LAZALO WAUMPHAWI IS THISONE? FORGET ABOUT RULLING MALAWI BUT BETTER U GO BACK TO THE HOUSE OF GOD FOR REPENT. KALAPENI MAN LAZA.

Discar
Guest

My friend Chagomelana, consider yourself lucky if you have access to basic amenities. My friend’s wife (not you) went to Bwaika Hospital 4 days ago, she was told to buy medicine for the ailment she was diagnosed of. This is one case i know about. Zamagetsi ndiye 25 hours black out is in the papers everyday. Abale if you cant see these ills probably you are outside Malawi or you already live a hopeless life such that you dont see anything wrong.

Shaheed
Guest

You are an asshole Joseph Chagomelana. If you are benefiting from Mutharika’s incompetence, just shut the f**ck up and do not come on here with this trash. Go back to school and learn to spell A**hole. Malawi is in dire straits at the moment and let the leader of the opposition do his job. Holding these thieves to account. Who can support such mediocrity ad pathetic leadership in Mutharika. Only A**holes.

ETDA
Guest

Joseph,

Do you have electricity in your house?? assuming you have a house? nosense . You the people who are so stupid and can not even advise your useless president!

Santana
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Dr. Lazarus Chakwera the president in 2019 has spoken. Wakumva amve osamva asamve.

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