DPP stops  presidential  aspirants  from campaigning

Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has told all aspiring party presidential candidate to cease campaigning, saying  the  canvassing of votes  is undermining efforts to unite the party being championed  by its leader and the country’s immediate past president Peter Mutharika.

Mpinganjira: Party president is not vacant at this moment in time,

Mutharika lost the court-ordered June 23 2020 Fresh Presidential Election to the nine-party Tonse Alliance led by Malawi Congress Party president Lazarus Chakwera who partnered Mutharika’s then estranged Vice- President Saulos Chilima of UTM Party.

He wants the party to pick his successor at a convention scheduled for 2023.

Two former ministers and current legislators Kondwani Nankhumwa and Joseph Mwanamvekha and a former Reserve Bank of Malawi governor  Daliso Kabambe have emerged as possible contenders for the party presidency.

In a media statement, DPP spokesperson Brown Mpinganjira said all party presidential candidates should therefore, with immediate effect, stop going around party districts and regions canvassing for votes.

“The central committee further advises all aspirants to cease, forthwith either by themselves or their agents, campaigning through social media,” reads the statement in part signed by Mpinganjira.

He said the immediate agenda of party president Mutharika was to unite the party and strengthen its structures.

“Such agenda is being undermined by the divisive campaign being undertaken by aspirants in the districts, the regions and on social media, years ahead of the party convention in 2023.

“The central committee reminds all members that the position of party president is not vacant at this moment in time,” reads  the statement.

Mpinganjira said the party has made it clear that the convention is in 2023.

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3 years ago

Kamuyezetseni kuchipatala ameneyu. Mwina kapena ineyo ndi amene sindikumuwona bwino. kkkkkkkk

Mzakwacha Nixon's
Mzakwacha Nixon's
3 years ago

Nankhumwa is the best if DPP is to prosper.
Nankhumwa&Atupele,they canake it 2025 inshallah.
We are personality/characters not worthy/money from a person
Mafana awa(Atupele&Nankhumwa)ndi anthu,believe me.
Enawo,we don’t know them.
I urge DPP, to support Nankhumwa..Mpinganira,please just retire,you have done politics enough&failed,pumani a Bwana,mwakula chonde,leave your office to fresh blood.The best you can do is just advising where neccessary….chitani manyazi,mwakula please,chisiyeni Chipani kwa achinyamata.
Follow JZU…ali phew,ku DZ,akudyerera.
Please Note BJ,retire forthwith.
Wapulika iwe BJ Mpinganira?

KwaZulu NaTaL.


3 years ago

I fail to understand why APM can’t see that the problem is BJ.

It’s obvious the announcement is aimed at slowing down Nankhumwa’s ever increasing popularity despite others trying so hard to impress DPP grassroots.

3 years ago

dzimilomodzo akuti nchani uyu wothawidwa ndi Lizzie?
Dzimilomo unyinduka anga mfiti.

Ntopwa 1
Ntopwa 1
3 years ago

Za ziii

3 years ago

I think the problem is BJ.

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