Chilima registers at Area 18 in Lilongwe for Malawi 2019 polls, says ‘Basop!’

Malawian Vice-President Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima, who is leading a United Transformation Movement (UTM)  and his wife  Mary Chilima on Wednesday registered  to vote in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Election at Area 18 Anglican church registration centre in Lilongwe.

Chilima at Area 18 Anglican church registration centre in Lilongwe
Mrs Mary Chilima registers
SKC keeps his registration certificate safe in his pocket

The couple was happily welcomed by all the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) staff at the centre.

And when the Vice President was told that his registration process was over – within a minute- and that what remained was to come and vote on polling day, Chilima  said; “Basop! Ndikudziwa ozamuvotera [I know who to vote for],” sending the staff in stitches.

Chilima has been encouraging Malawians to go and register as MEC is now in phase three of voter registration which so far has been smooth devoid of the challenges encountered in the first and second phases.

“Every Malawians of voting age should register to vote and choose a government of their choice,” Chilima said.

The registration exercise is currently in Lilongwe District, where about one million voters are expected to register.

MEC chairperson Jane Ansah said the electoral body expects more people to register because Lilongwe is the only district covered in phase three.

Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP) urged MEC to engage the public throughout phase three of the voter registration exercise currently underway in Lilongwe urban and rural.

CCJP national coordinator Boniface Chibwana observed that there are still some people who are reluctant to register because they have lost confidence in elected leaders after the May 20 2014 Tripartite Elections.

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Tariq
Tariq
2 years ago

If the north votes pp, Mcp wins. If they vote mcp, Mcp wins. If they vote UTM, mcp wins. If they vote dpp, mcp wins. This is because the south is splintered. Only the central region is solid.

mark
mark
2 years ago

CHILIMA JUST WAIT MCP WILL BURRY YOU DOWN WITH OVERWHELMING VOTES IN CENTRAL REGION…. MCP WILL LEFT YOU SPEACHLESS AND CONFUSED….

Tiyeseni Phiri
Tiyeseni Phiri
2 years ago

We need to salute SKC for his courage. It is uncommon for a political novice to rally veteran politicians behind him. He must have something in him that sets him apart. He has seen an opportunity presenting itself to him and has decided to latch on to it. He has taken advantage of our uneven political landscape that is not grounded on principles but on personalities as long as the personalities have potential to affect social-economic well-being of certain disgruntled fortune seekers. He has calculated the risks and realised that he will lose nothing if he loses. But if he… Read more »

Heavy-duty
Heavy-duty
2 years ago
Reply to  Tiyeseni Phiri

Neither do I

Chamisa
Chamisa
2 years ago
Reply to  Tiyeseni Phiri

Mukaterohow mukuona ngati mwatsitsa mfundo? Tamakangolembetsani mudzavote chaka cha mawa basi isa!!!!!

Watchington
Watchington
2 years ago

Kuzikayikirako thus y simukutu8kuka… i like chilima because he is confident enough to face the battle …CHILIMA YOMWEYO KAYA MNENE ZANUZOOOOOOO OUT 20 PEOPLE I MET EVERYDAY WHEN DISCUSSING POLITICS ATLIST 13 SAYS CHILIMA NDI DEAL THE REST SHARES MCP AND DPP INE KUMVA KUKOMA ….CHILIMA 2019 BOMAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA B ASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS INESO AM CONFIDENT ENOUGH WITH HIM as a result i impart my confidence in chilima to other people in the rural areas …. i

Concerned citizen
2 years ago

All we want is to change the leadership, lets all unite en eleminate this current leadership by voting either Chilima or Chakwera , i am cul with that.

LIPHAVA NAMANDWA NGOLONGOLIWA
LIPHAVA NAMANDWA NGOLONGOLIWA
2 years ago

Me too

mark
mark
2 years ago

BUT CHILIMA IS GOING NOWHERE..

Mahule 1,000,000 Jobs Party

Osakalembetsa ku Ntcheu as a leader? Goba wachita za Ntopwa 1 for UTM. Watch out.

opportunist
opportunist
2 years ago

Wonderful

Dawn over Malawi
Dawn over Malawi
2 years ago

I just love this couple!……… So refreshing!

Kazizi
Kazizi
2 years ago

For those that r wondering why he has registered in Lilongwe rather than his home ntcheu it’s all bcz z planning to rig. He thinks voting in ntcheu then driving back to either LL or BT he will waste much time which he can capitalize in rigging

Heavy-duty
Heavy-duty
2 years ago

Mwina tu simukudziwa anthutu kujaku akuti “nanunso ndinu mbava nso”. Akuti mukadakhala kuti si ndinu mbava bwezi mutachita blow the whistle mu chaka choyamba or chachiwiri. Akuti nso mukadakhala kuti mukunena zoona sibwenzi mukufuna kuyima pa ticket ya DPP, akuti mukunena zonsezi chifukwa adakukanani kuyima. Chizungu chake akuti ndinu “disgruntled”. Ena akuti ma voti mudabera ndinu hence you are not trustworthy or not fit to be entrusted with people’s taxes. Enanso akuti azinzanuwo akukhudzidwa ndi ziphungu e.g. kugula ma tractor mwa chinyengo komanso katangale wina ndi wina. Ena akuti or ma reforms adakukanikani umboni wake ndi ku Road traffic palibe… Read more »

Nyaxeda
2 years ago
Reply to  Heavy-duty

Boss you cant easily blow a whistle in our Politics. You learn and gradually you try to change things koma anthuwo akukanika then just leave them and expose them. Remember the guy said it kuti no one wanted to change when he was at Njamba? Again if it is true kuti iyeyo adabera mavoti, it means therefore we indeed have a President who is a thief for why could he accept to lead us atabera?

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