After dumping Alliance, Chimbanga joins ruling DPP

Leonard Chimbanga who recently resigned from the political movement Transformation Alliance (TA) has joined the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and was welcomed by party gurus publicly in Ndirande on Sunday.

Chimbanga being welcomed in the DPP fold

Chimbanga who said his resignation were ‘personal’ as  he wanted to pursue further studies on Sunday said he want to be in the frontline politics and that DPP is best placed for him.

“After taking a huge amount of thought, I decided to join DPP and be part of the national rebuilding exercise,” he said.

He refused to comment about what led him to dump Transformation Alliance, insisting his focus is help DPP on 2019 elections and strongly believes he has joined the winning team.

Chimbanga was welcomed at a political rally by Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) secretary general Greiselder Jeffrey wa Jeffrey and regional governor for the south Charles Mchacha.

“You are welcomes in DPP. You made a wise decision to stop wasting time with political comedy [in Transformation Alliance],” Jeffrey said.

Chimbanga’s move will be a big blow to TA chairperson Moses Kunkuyu who relied heavily on the youthful politician.

Kunkuyu, the first Cabinet minister to be appointed by former president Joyce Banda when she assumed power in April 2012 after the death of president Bingu wa Mutharika, has been stunned with the move.

Before joining Kunkuyu’s group, Chimbanga contested for parliamentary seat in 2014 under United Democratic Front (UDF) ticket but did not succeed.

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Longani pyanu
Longani pyanu
3 years ago

National rebuilding exercise my foot! Just say you have received the 100 million rejected by Sitolo of Nsanje lalanje

Odabwa
Odabwa
3 years ago

Chimbanga contested the 2014 election as a UDF parliamentary candidate kwathu ku Dedza East koma adagwetsedwa ndi Juliana Lunguzi. I wish he had joined MCP kuti akalimbane internally ndi Juliana. He has a right to join any party koma I really wish he had joined MCP. Anyway, all the best, Leonard. Koma udzipita ku Ntakataka anthu adzikudziwa ngati ukufuna udzakhale MP wa Dedza East one day.

Omex70
Omex70
3 years ago

Political prostitute. Ndiye walawiliritu. No sane person can trust you Chimbanga.

chimanga
3 years ago

Wabodza uyu…… studies have become DPP. Who, then, can trust him?

Pakachere
Pakachere
3 years ago
Reply to  chimanga

yes….. he wants to study for a Doctorate of Political Prostitution (DPP)

Igwe
Igwe
3 years ago

Akati munthu wachita misala ndiye za a Chimbanga’zi. Joining failures and looters of Malawi?

Yankho
Yankho
3 years ago

He has been a member of three political groupings in a space of 3 years, political prostitute in the making

Yankho
Yankho
3 years ago

Anamulumitsa chi bans

kamenya
3 years ago
Reply to  Yankho

Akumudzi, ndinkadabwatu ine kuti mwatani ku panga ubale ndi munthu osowakwaoyi!!! Amati mkwakumangoni koma aaa , palibe!!! Adapha mwana wa chemwali pa ngozi ya galimoto kwa Kapesi and I will take him heard on!!!!

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