Former minister Goodall Gondwe credited for Malawi’s economic success during President Bingu wa Mutharika’s first term has disclosed that his political journey ends in 2014.
Gondwe has said he will not seek re-election in his Mzimba North Constituency.
He has however said he remains a member of the former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) until he retires in 2014 at the end of his parliamentary term of office, dismissing reports that he has been rejected from joining ruling People’s Party (PP).
“I have not written any letter asking to change my party from DPP to PP,” said Gondwe on Capital FM and repeated the same comments on Zodiak Radio.
“I have not asked to join the party from anybody,” he said.
He said his vow to fade away from the political scene together with Bingu wa Mutharika will be respected in 2014.
“I intend to retire in 2014,” he informed.
The DPP vice president said meanwhile, he will be in the opposition benches but that they will not “seek to destroy “.
Gondwe said the DPP will be “loyal opposition” where they will not be destructive.
Born 1936 the revered Malawian economist has served as the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Environment Affairs ; the Minister of Finance where he was an “engine room” of Malawi economic success and Minister of Local Government .
He is also worked at International Monetary Fund where he headed the African division.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :