DPP governor Paipi forced to apologise over anti-Muslim remarks
Malawi’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) eastern region governor, Julius Paipi, has apologised over his awkward remarks against Muslims when he described Islam as a religion of violence.
Paipi made the anti-Muslim remarks during campaign rallies in Namwera and Makanjira in an attempt to discourage people to vote for Malawi Congress Party vice president Sidik Mia, an ardent muslim.
His remarks invited backlash from Muslims and other belivers for ecounraging religious intolerance,
But Paipi speaking during the donation of various food items he made at Kandewu village in the area of Traditional Authority Ganya in Ntcheu district said he was deeply sorry for causing “misunderstanding”.
He said: “I apologise for the sake of those who really believed that I spoke those words.”
Paipi said he is a a firm believer in unity and charity because he has a Muslim background.
“I was raised by a Muslim family so all these sentiments are mere politics,” he said.
Muslim sheiks said Paipi had been “irresponsible” for his comments.
And Sheikh Dinala Chabulika, Muslim Association of Malawi (Mam) spokesperson, said Paipi’s apology closes the chapter..
“The only advice not only to Paipi is that politicians should strive to preach peace and co-existance among people of all religions in the country,” Chabulika said.
Deputy Minister of Defence, Everton Chimulirenji said he invited Paipi to his Ntcheu North East Constituency after he was approached by Muslims at the Mosque for assistance.
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All those who believe that islam is not a peaceful religion stay as you are and we cant force you to believe. Islam encourages people to seek knowledge from cradle to the grave .therefore all you who believe that Islam is behind all This wars please search and read the book calle THE PROTOCOLS OF THE ELDERS OF ZION.then give me your feedback.
Islam is a “religion” of violence, torture, maiming, murder, death, torture, atrocities, torture, maiming, fear, hatred, violence, burnings, arson, immolation, hangings, stabbings, axe attacks, bombings, torture, murders, death, vicious atrocities, etc. And vile evil doctrines. Islam is a truly noxious way of life, mostly made up of fear, violence and death to everyone who has anything to do with it. And so evil. And vile. And atrocious. Wrong, evil, vile, dangerous, hateful, horrible way of life. A vicious death in life based on a lie and hatred. From a bloodthirsty child rapist of long ago, a narcissistic smelly goat fucking… Read more »
Take care Mr paipi
Islam is a cult of bloodlust
Moslims are worse than nazi’s, the infidel worldwide needs to be killed says the quran.
Selective accusation. There is an alleged Muslims family in Blantyre behaving in a very embarrassing manner to Islam but so far no one has reprimanded them. Where are Paipi’s accusers? Don’t they see this family? Tikukuonanitu!!!!
No point as usual
His apology is also politicking just as he has claimed that the words he uttered were just politicking. the problem is that when these words are uttered by politicians they help to confirm bias that some people have towards Islam. may people who heard him speak will not even hear or read about his apology. Politicians should learn to tame their tongue.
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