DPP in candidate substitution: Mzomera, ‘Biggie’ Nyirongo to be replaced

The governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has decided to replace Mzimba Hora legislator the Reverend Christopher Mzomera Ngwira from contesting again for the seat after the court declared him bankrupt.

Mzomera: To be replaced

Mzomera Ngwira, a former deputy Cabinet minister in former president Bingu wa Mutharika’s administration, was declared bankrupt in June 2018 after allegedly failing to pay $75 222.06 (about K55 million) to Tata Zambia (Malawi Branch) for four pick-up trucks he bought in 2013.

In the 2009 General Elections, Ngwira won the Mzimba Hora parliamentary seat on DPP ticket, but joined People’s Party (PP) after Bingu’s death in 2012. He was later fired in PP after advising the party to replace its leader, Joyce Banda with her then vice-president Khumbo Kachali when the party’s leader was in self-imposed exile.

Ngwira, who retained the parliamentary seat in 2014 Tripartite Elections, rejoined DPP in June 2017.

The ruling party is also replacing their shadow councillor for Chibanja Ward in Mzuzu City, Joe ‘Biggie’ Nyirongo, who is a convict.

Nyirongo was convicted and sentenced to jail for robbery with violence but was released before the May 2014 elections.

DPP secretary general Greselder Jeffrey was Jeffrey confirmed the removal of Nyirongo and Ngwira from representing the party.

The party has not stated who their replacements are.

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MCHACHA
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MCHACHA

Nanga Chaponda bwanji? Mesa mulandu ukupitilira?

Zamba
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Zamba

Mlomo ngati nkholokolo

Chikumbutso Siyabu
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Chikumbutso Siyabu

That’s great for Biggie Joh Nyirongo he thought by implicating and planning to kill Councillor Mlogera at prison it’s the best way to get Chibanja ward seat shame to him. God is not a human being like big Joh. The young man Mlogera had good plans for the Chibanja and Mzuzu people not him. People still needs Mlogera

Kaya
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Kaya

Peter Mutharika should also not stand coz he has a case to answer on 145 Million.

Nansongole
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Nansongole

These are evil people. Wofuna chuma koma osagwira ntchito.

Yaphama
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Yaphama

Wat abt Pitala involving Mk145? Guys b honest

To God Be The Glory
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To God Be The Glory

Which court in Malawi has convicted APM so that he should not be on the ballot paper?

chimanga
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Remove the criminal of US$145,000 as well. We all know he was corrupted by Pioneer investments

gogomala
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gogomala

understand the law applies to convicts by the court not allegations. its only the court that can rule

Truth Pains
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They are all the same including there leaders of DPP

Tabenetabene
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Tabenetabene

Reverand wakuba

POOR MAN FEEL IT
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POOR MAN FEEL IT

aanthu oipa