DPP members ask Chilima to contest as MP in Lilongwe central: ‘Bisnowaty is unpopular’

There was drama in the capital city on Monday when some governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) stormed Vice-President Saulos  Chilima’s residence in Area 12  suburbs chanting and demanding him to stand as a member of Parliament (MP) for Lilongwe City Centre  whose incumbent MP is David Bisnowaty  who joined DPP  after winning as an independent.

Vice President Dr. Saulos Chilima  asked to contest as MP

DPP constituency governor Mr Ayuda said they  went to Chilima residence to persuade him to contest, saying the area’s MP Bisnowaty is now very unpopular.

“We want to meet  the Vice President to ask him to contest  and be our MP in Lilongwe City Centre,” said Ayuda.

But he said Chilima could not meet them because he was scheduled to be at Kanengo Auction Floors to attend the opening of tobacco market by President Peter Mutharika.

The supporters  alighted from four  15-tonne trucks, they sung and chanted for over 30 minutes.

DPP Central Region youth director Rajab Malimba came to disperse the members, saying the VP had had “other pressing engagements and was being delayed.”

The members who were at Chilima’s residence said  DPP’s Field Marshal Ben Phiri assured them to go there  and that Chilima would welcome them.

Chilima has been in the headlines following remarks by former First Lady Callista Bingu wa Mutharika that the Vice President should be DPP’s presidential candidate in 2019.

 

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Toka
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So meaning dpp does not want Chilima to be vice president but MP?

Toka
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So meaning dpp does not want Chilima to be MP and not vice president? Kodi malamulo amalora kuti vice president should also double as MP? School me inu a dpp.

Nalingula
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ASANTANA shame so next years General Elections is Lomwes vs the rest of Malawi.With that kind of thinking no wonder Malawi is such a mess.Kkkk ati bashing the Lomwes.Enafe we are of Mixed Tribe.Kulikonse Mmalawi muno ndi kwathu.

James Padambo
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We the Area 49 Residents have lost hope and interest in the City MPs, Our roads are pathetic beyond recognition. Bisnowatty just came to our place Area 49 New Shire and left our area with what he called graveling and just left us with untold dust. When will our roads be tarred? We have built beautiful houses, especially in New Shire but with poor roads, please come to our rescue.

santana
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If MCP is supporting Chilima it means Chakwera is a useless leader in MCP. Callista’s statement shows Chakwera cannot match Chilima. Is that not an insult to MCP? Callista’s move is to make DPP lose elections so that she can take advantage to penetrate the new leader and persue her court case on Bingu’s money. Komatu anzakewa ndi mashasha ngati iyenso.

Gungu
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Why are you taking panado on MCP’s head Satana? Callista has said Chilima is far much better than the idiot Peter you call your president. Did Callista mention about MCP? Ukutsegula mmimba ndi thobwa loti wamwa wina bwanji? Dont mention MIGHTY MCP with your smelly mouth again. By-elections zinakunyelerani, now Callista. Who has more troubles between DPP and MCP…You know better than I. Nonsense

Ine
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kho kho kho

santana
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Does it mean a person cannot be a runningmate if he stands as an MP? Umbuli winawu ku MCP. If Chilima was a threat to Chakwera MCP would not support his candidacy in DPP. MCP knows that Chilima as of now has no political base as APM have in the Lhomwe belt. They want Chilima to stand so that they bash the Lhomwes and disappoint them. Chilima is not a dunderhead as MCP thinks. He and his boss knows that APM is clearing the way for the young man when the boss leaves office. Why is it that it is… Read more »
kaka ni dada
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From vice president to mere MP, Chilima akavomera ndiye kuti ndiwofoilatu!

fukawakhwapiki
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Koma mathupi enawa ngokanika. A china mphepo aba ndalama zaboma koma akuoneka mafupa okhaokha mutu kuuma ngati chimanga chokazinga. Shame mukulangidwilatu pansi pompano.

Thenga
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Kkkkkkkkkkkkkk hahahahaha ndipo inu kamutu kali gwaaa kkkkkkkkkk

Ambuje Kukaya
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DPP machination amaze me. Immediately after calls for this guy to contest as the presidential candidate in 2019; the party decides to distract him by MP seat in Lilongwe City. What a coincidence????

fukawakhwapiki
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