Chilima says Ansah should not resign as chair of Malawi Electoral Commisison: ‘No rigging’

State Vice-President Saulosi Chilima has assured people in the country that 2019 tripartite elections will be free from rigging,  saying people should not lose trust in electoral body hence Justice Jane Ansah is a right person to chair the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC).

Chilima: There will be no rigging

The main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and civil society organisations (CSOs) under the banner of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HDRC) have called for the immediate resignation of Ansah over incompetence in how she has handled the missing voter registration kit.

The demand for Ansah to go follows revelations that a biometric voter registration kit used in the ongoing voter registration exercise was found on a train in Mozambique this week.

The development has raised fears of possible rigging in the 2019 Tripartite Elections.

But Chilima said there will be no rigging and backed Ansah to stay on her post.

Chilima was speaking at Chule primary school ground in Dedza  district at apolitical rally for his UTM party  where he addressed the large number of people gathered there.

“We are saying there will be no rigging. MEC is also saying the same. We agree on that. Ansah should not resign,” he said.

He said they will ensure elections are credible.

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Alaska kaborn
Alaska kaborn
2 years ago

What we want is free and fair elections by the end of 19 may, 2019.

Central
Central
2 years ago

UTM is strongly proving to be the key suspect in missing of machines……………………………… & Chilima’s responses are all congruent to Ansah’s statements meaning these people are working together!!

MCP leaders are you able to see anything here or zathu zomwe zija “zogunata” zija……………………… apa ulemu wathuwu ndithudi ngati simuonetsa kuchenjela sitiphulaponso kanthu muonanso!! Ngati Mkufuna kutchuka ndi ulemu ndithudi 2019 “tipolozanso”! Kumbwambwana kwinaku kukupsetsa mtima tsopanooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!

mark
mark
2 years ago

THIS MAN KNOWS SOMETHING

Hatton
Hatton
2 years ago

Kongilesi sinawipo chisankho chithere ulamuliro wa nkhaza Ku Malawi.

In Darkness Democracy Dies.
In Darkness Democracy Dies.
2 years ago

Chilima knows very well that UNDP Johannesburg where the electrol rolls are prepared is where he organised the rigging. Rigger No 1.

mtete
mtete
2 years ago

Chilima’s statement must be surprising everybody. What does he mean? This should worry DPP Gurus to the extent of wetting their pants. Brief Case Opposition must be wondering what this is all about especially after deciding to engage PAC.

By the way, why did the opposition bloc decide to go it alone without MCP? We always say “Main Opposition Party MCP”. So, why is it left out? Dyela basi.

Rigger No 1
Rigger No 1
2 years ago

So says Chilima the rigger.
I, me and mine will surly end in defeat for Chilima.

Mbava za 2014
Mbava za 2014
2 years ago

Mbava za 2014…Munapha mbendera inu. Munapha njaunju..munabera mchnji by elections nkulepheranso

Mpempa
Mpempa
2 years ago

It would seem Chilima is seeing a fool in Ansah. No wonder my suspicion that he is the one behind the machine that got lost. He is the one to rig the forthcoming elections not even DPP. Sad to that Malawians are never ruled by people the vote for… But not again Chilima. We are watching!

Rigger No 1
Rigger No 1
2 years ago
Reply to  Mpempa

Very true. Chilima is the Rigger

Heaven knows
Heaven knows
2 years ago

Iwe alamu pumani mwakula.. shupiti chindere iwe.. zeinab badhawi wakoyo nde what impact did it bring to the local scene? Ife we are still loving UTM. Pita ukapange broadcast interview ya badhawi mma midzi mu ukaone ngati anthu atakanvere. Shupiti. Kumene Ansah asapange resign nthawi yatha kale iyi. The way skc is working hard nde muzizati wapanga rig.. chi chakwera ndi chi maliseche zikungogona apa kudikila mia ndi nakhumwa.. Uyu chilima akupanga yekha.. Viva UTM

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