Chakwera says MCP to use MPs, councillors to monitor fresh elections

Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential hopeful Lazarus Chakwera has said the party will deploy its members of parliament  (MPs) and councillors  in the 5002 polling centres nationwide to lead the monitoring team of the  forthcoming fresh presidential elections.

Chakwera: Our aim is to correct mistakes which were there in the previous elections

Chakwera, who came second in the  presidential race that was nullified by court,  said the party will include MPs and councillors to avoid mistakes that occurred during the May  21 2019 Tripartite Elections.

The MCP leader claims he won the presidential race, after beating President Peter Mutharika by 82 212 votes.

“We will use everybody who is available. We will use councillors and MPs. We want to have monitors at every level,” said Chakwera in quotes reported by The Nation daily newspaper of Monday.

“Our aim is to correct mistakes which were there in the previous elections.”

During the presidential election petition case in the Constitution Court,   MCP’s key witnesses, Peter Lackson,  claimed that Chakwera  polled 1 955 901 votes against Mutharika’s 1 873 689, according to the party’s parallel national tally centre.

MCP  has established a computer-based results management platform, which was designed to collect results throughout the country using software which would upload the results directly into their system in conjunction with phone calls and hand delivered results of Form 66C.

But, according to results released by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) —Mutharika won the race by 1 940 709 votes, trailed by Chakwera with 1 781 740 votes—a difference of 158 969 votes.

The electoral body placed UTM president Saulos  Chilima on third position, with 1 018 369 votes—a margin of 6 225 lower votes going by what MCP  claimed  in court using their parallel national tally centre.

The Constitution Court  nullified  the results of the May 21 Presidential Election  and ordered MEC to organise and conduct a fresh Presidential Election  by July 3.

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Omex70
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Omex70

It’s laughable to see brainless cadets insulting Chakwera here. Mukati Chakwera ali power hungry mukunama and I think your brains stopped working many years ago. Can’t you a power hungry person who is trying his best to rig elections so that hecan remain in power? Are you pretending to be myopic? Ukadeti unakuonongani.

Tan
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Tan

The erasing mistakes will definitely show up again and I tell you we will be in this same predicament next year.

Jerusalem Bible College
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Jerusalem Bible College

No matter how long it takes, we will sure have elections in Malawi and Chakwela will lead Malawi….mwamva ma cadet?

Chukambiri
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Chukambiri

You deserve deliverance for sure you fake pastor

K.kagalu.
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K.kagalu.

I have been respected useless Journalist, kuteroko basi kukhala pansi mofatsa ndikungoganiza zamaononga mbiri ya anthu ena pamaso pa Dziko? We all know who is sending you to do this, prove me wrong by give us a picture of Chakwera saying this during this period we are all in! You see all these useless comments down mine? These are Cadets and they’re burning just because of your lies. Wanga Gwede, you can do better than this, why I o stoop so low that you can bring this trashy article politically? God is watching! Okumbila mbuna nzake adzagwamo yekha. I thought… Read more »

kaukonde
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kaukonde

Concetrate on your opinion. Chakwera is so mad , everyday he is dreaming of being at state house but he will never be

Rute
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Rute

Koma uyu Kapoli anaufuna u pulezidenti.

Mkweza
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Mkweza

Another dunderhead talking about elections when people are trying to fight corona-virus.

Medson
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Medson

Kkkkkkk Nyenkhwe
Ngati mnatenga ma vote amenewo bwanji u asked the court to null and void election?
Today we’re are crying for coronavirus inu kubweresa nkhani iiiiiii uncle.
Kodi salary yija ya 9 months mwalandira osagwira ntchito kodi muyipanga donate liti ku covid19.

Patricio Nkombwa
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Patricio Nkombwa

Please bwana Chakwera know this point. People out there have no right messages. MEC is playing it deliberately to confuse people. The ongoing registration is being mentioned like it’s for only those who did not vote or register in last year’s elections. Yes, it’s everyone who should go and register this time around. Can you please pass this message to people especially where registration has already started. Kindly come out and talk to people because they are waiting to hear from you for guidance. Thank you.

Mbusa ??????mayo ine
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Ndiye mbuzi Zina nkumati ameneyu atsogolere Malawi. Zachibwana.za ntumbo lender. Mbusa wamisala uyu. Mcp watchout mugwa Chaka Chino

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