DPP want Ben Phiri, Chimwemwe Kajawo back at State House: ‘Mutharika surrounded by opportunists’

Thousands of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) supporters are calling for return to State House of Ben Phiri who 18 months ago resigned as Presidential aide on personal grounds.

President Mutharika with DPP’s Field Marshal Dr Ben Phiri

The DPP cadets are also calling for the return of President Mutharika’s nephew Chimwemwe Kajawo who served as late Bingu wa Mutharika’s errand boy.

Before his resignation Phiri served as Special Assistant and senior advisor to President Arthur Peter Mutharika in the formative months of his leadership.

He resigned to allow people who were accusing him of corruption to bring forward evidence to Anti Corruption Bureau. However, to date there is no one who has given any information or hint on the accusations.

It is this lack of evidence of any corrupt traits that has forced party supporters to ask for his return to State House where he worked tirelessly to defend the interests of the regime.

“We want Ben Phiri back at State House. Since he left the President has been surrounded by opportunists who do not have DPP interests at heart. Ben knows DPP inside out and understands what outcomes President Mutharika wants from the party. We want also Chimwemwe Kajawo to be close to his uncle president Mutharika,” a senior party member told this publication.

Prior to 2014 elections Phiri was ‘Field Marshal’ for the party, a role that made him one of the most wanted people by People Party (PP) thugs who were in government then.

A brave man that he is, Ben helped the party strategize on winning the election as an opposition party.  The DPP managed to unseat PP at the 2014 polls.

During campaign Phiri was beaten and left for dead by PP  thugs led by Lemani Chapitapita who apprehended him from Mount Soche Hotel and dumped him somewhere in Naperi.

Many believe his return will galvanize the youth who tirelessly worked under his leadership in mobilizing votes for the party.

During his recess from the political front, Phiri has been dedicated his time to his personal businesses and serving God at Cavalry Family Church.

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Does one need to be at State House to effectively contribute to the party. This story doesn’t make sense.


Ichi ndi chipan chozithandiza iwo wokha osat kutukula ziko


Ben Phiri don’t try to go back, you will be killed


I will work with Ben Phiri and ensure nobody defeats the mighty DPP. There is power in the youth!

Anderson Benson

I am a young professional and trust me once Ben is back we are going to work at the grassroot


Za ziii……..Ben Phiri is the god father of corruption….opening businesses as conduits to steal from government.This article is rubbish……aimed at constructing positive image of this thief with a bogus doctorate.

Dzina Msamatchula

#thismightyDPP? Heeheedeee! Mulira simunati

Chipoya LJ

we need him as soon as possible. he is our inspiration we the youths of this Mighty DPP.

my fellow youths lets unite bring him back. we need energetic youths kutsogolo kwathu uku.

#Bring BackBenPhiri!!!!!


for sure, i used to be skeptical about him but i soon realised that he is probably one of the best if not the best strategist in Malawian politics. the president needs him ASAP.

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