Chakwera vows MCP will block vote-rigging in Malawi 2019 polls:  ‘Will of the people will not be subverted’

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader Lazarus Chakwera has made a commitment to work towards blocking any possibility of the May 21 2019 Tripartite elections being rigged in favour of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

Chakwera vows to block vote-rigging

Chakwera on whistle-stop in Mzimba

Chakwera on whistle-stop in Mzimba

Chakwera speaking on whistle-stop tour at Mzimba-Luwelezi on Tuesday said the electorate have every reason to fear rigging could happen as it has manifested itself in the past, but challenged that they are well prepared to block any scheme to rig the elections.

“We are not laying down we will block any rigging attempts, this time around we are well equipped to stop anyone from subverting the will of the people,” he said to the large gathering.

“There will be no rigging on May 21 2019. You should go and vote peacefully,” he stressed in speech broadcast live on Times Radio.

“God will not allow his children in Malawi to continue to suffer, they have rigged this far and no further,” he said in a speech he combined Tumbuka and Chichewa.

There have been assertions that DPP allegedly rigged the May 20 2014 Tripartite Elections which saw President Peter Mutharika—with Saulos Chilima as running mate—winning by 36 percent. MCP’s hawker finished second with 27 percent.

Joyce Banda who lost the presidency in 2014 elections also is on record to have accused a DPP of infiltrating and hacking the electronic system, which transmits the results to the headquarters of Malawi Electoral Commission’s (MEC).

Chakwera said he is aware that DPP manipulated the results of the 2014 elections but warned that a thief has only 40 days and that those rigging schemers 40 days had literally run out.

The MCP president also maintained that the country needs serious strategies to get rid of the wanton theft of public resources.

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Hatton
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Hatton

A winning party is gauged by its historical record. Let’s briefly look at MCP’s historical performance in elections:
1993 Referendum : failed.
1994 general election: failed.
1999 general election: failed.
2004 general election: failed.
2009 general election: failed.
2014 general election: failed.

Any statistician would extrapolate another failure. Mbili imeneyi sikulosera kupambana Kwa MCP.
Zaka zonsezi kongilesi yakhala ikutikitidwa imalira kuti imabeledwa. Odziwa zolosera akuyembekezera kuti Kongilesi iliranso kuti yabeledwa.
DPP mumbiri yake sinalepherepo chisankho chachikulu m’malawi muno ndipo odziwa kulosera akudziwa kuti chipanichi chitikitanso zipani zonse zomwe ziyelekeze kupikisana nacho pa chisankho cha 2019.

Mesimadzi
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Mesimadzi

Mwachedwa, Njobvuyalema wabeledwa kale.

Patrick Mbewe
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Patrick Mbewe

Abusa ngati mukulephera kuletsa rigging Ku ma primaries a MCP pa consituencey ndiye za dziko mungazikwanitse inu? Kungonenera mchigulu popeza Saulosi wanenatu. Mmalo motsitsa mfundo muzichedwa ndi Kwachaaaa

CESSPOOL SIMALOTO
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CESSPOOL SIMALOTO

Forever mouthing a lot of bravadoes Baba Chakwera don’t push Malawians into a mold into your low energy won’t fulfill the question do you have the mechanism to technically thwart off their machinations? Please ladle out the solid information which will be usable by our people no scaremongering a Tate

Nalingula
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Nalingula

DPP team A and B kugwirizana kupanga Attack the Real Opposition. Tangopangani Alliance SKC President running mate APM .Ana kamozi inu.Posachedwapa SKC atotiuza khomwe kuli Rigging Machine.

Chilungamo Chimawawa
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Chilungamo Chimawawa

Lets help opposition parties to fight against vote rigging because DPP yatha ngati makatani ndiye pano angodalira kuzabela mavoti. We will not sleep. we will follow up Malawi Electrol Commission from corner to corner to make sure they do not conspire and connive with DPP to rig elections!!!!!!

mark
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mark

THATS THE WAY TO GO……I JUST LIKE IT

BigMan
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BigMan

Mwapha ndi kuzunza anthu ambiri, muzimu inakana kalekale.

Tsangano
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Tsangano

I think you’re still living behind the world

Central
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Central

Wayowoya mwana wa kwithu!! DPP is very bad and Northerners will never forget the innocent lives killed by DPP cadets on 20 July…………………………………. zoona mizimu ikukana chomene!!

BigMan
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BigMan

The MCP have adopted an interesting strategy which is to simply repeat whatever SKC says. Time will tell whether it is a winning strategy or not.

Bishop Wakunja
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Bishop Wakunja

Baby movement…You think MCP yakuberani colours…MCP yakuberani mfundo…..MCP yakuberani approach..kkkkllm mwabadwa liti pa ndale inu?? Simunayimepo olo pa khansala…simunapangeko olo chipani…Simunasankheko olo vice president wanu…..simunapangepo olo ma primaries…..You hvnt even clocked a yr…..you hvnt even a single MP…..

Abale anu okondeka ndi awa a DPP…….You are the same……..thats how we look at you kumudzi kuno………

Independent Diplomat
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Independent Diplomat

Abusa muchedwa nazo izi ?

mark
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mark

Ukumva kuwawa….. if tikumva tseketseke……uyisomva

Patrick Mbewe
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Patrick Mbewe

Boma la Lilongwetu. Za government iwalani. Chilibe mfundo ichi.

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