Chihana continues with Aford convention today
Alliance for Democracy (Aford) incumbent president Enock Chihana has told a news conference on Wednesday that elective national convention which was aborted on Tuesday at Don Bosco Youth Centre in Lilongwe’s Area 23 will continue today, dismissing the gathering which elected his challenger Karonga Central legislator Frank Mwenifumbo as president.
Chihaba said as incumbent leader he had to stop the convention at midnight because of security and that delegates were starving.
“I suspended the convention on security reason and that delegates were very hungry,” said Chihana.
Chihana, who is also Rumphi Central member of Parliament, accused Mwenifumbo for holding parallel convention with ineligible delegates, an allegation Mwenifumbo dismissed.
“I suspended the convention , there was no way someone could have just come in and hold convention at 2 am,” said Chihana.
Chihana said he has spent almost K25 million in order to ensure that the party hold a convention.
However, Mwenifumbo said the delegates which were verified by party secretary general Edward Ritchie who fell out of favour with Chihana, decided to conduct elections.
The High Court in Lilongwe ruled that Aford should hold its convention on May 1 and gave powers to the secretary general to vet and read out the list of delegates to vote.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :
Zayambapo ku AFORD. We shall see exactly what happened sometimes back in MCP when Chakuamba and Tembo held parrarel conventions each being elected as leader!!!!!!! Kulimbirana chikopa ena atatenga nyama yake!!!!
Awa ndiye angotitayitsapo nthawi apa. A mabungwe muli kuti osamatcha bwanji?
This is what happens when feels he/she owns the party. Chipani cha atate anga! The same scenario in DPP, the same in UDF etc. The big man/founder syndrome.
PP will finally end up with the son of Joyce Banda, Kachale. Like father (mother) like son (daughter).
shha kugawikana hehede ulu mcp moto kuti buu wawawa diphiphi bye bye m,boma welcome chakwera mu m,boma
wakuzani ndani? mwatifunsa ovatefe. dikilani mukumbukile 2014 mumatelonotu. but iwish well mcp its good for competition and good for our democracy to have big parties competitng
Man Pachalo you are right. I have never seen agontha nkutu ngati anyamata a Tambala Wakwida amachita Way of the Cross last week wa. 2014 kuyetsetsa kuwaunikira kuti MCP is a religion while DPP is a movement anta olo kumva. Iwo saona move ili yonse uyu leader wawo Kunkuyu yi angakhale ma CSOs ndi ma Bishop or PAC kumbereka koma akukanikabe? Akakhala awo a AFORD asiye onse ndi a Gulukunyinda monga Winiko amadziwira. Anzathuwa akanangopitiliza ganyu supporting yomweyi. I don’t know Livingstonia Synod ikutinji? nanga samganiza kuti kwawoo ndiye kuli anthu anzeru ndi ozindikira. Komatu akaonjeza enafe tiwauza a Mtambo… Read more »