I’m not a ghost, my political rivals will be buried May 21 — Mutharika

President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday resumed his re-election bid with campaign in Salima after cancelling whistle-stop meetings on Sunday  following intense rumours that he was unwell and assured his supporters – while looking jovial – that he  was fit and well to continue governing Malawi.

Mutharika: Confident of winning next week’s elections

Mutharika on Sunday cancelled a whistle-stop tour of Salima and Dedza districts as part of the campaign for the May 21 Tripartite Elections.

Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) Lloyd Muhara said Mutharika, who is governing Democratic Progressive Party candidate in the elections, had postponed the campaign tour due to “other urgent matters”.

The cancellation of the campaign whistle-stops triggered  rumours  of his well-being  with opposition ridiculing him that  his health is declining.

But on Tuesday, Mutharika, 79, told a DPP campaign rally at Salima Boma that he has a clean bill of health.

Kodi mukuwona mtembo pano?  Ine ndafa? Afa ndi iwo, afa pa May 21,  pa May 21 ndiamene atapite kumanda (Are you seeing a ghost in me? Am  I dead. My politicial rivals will be consigned to the political grave on May 21 after losing the elections),” said  Mutharika tongue-in-cheek, referring to speculation by opposisiton  that he had succumbed to illness.

Mutharika said the DPP has fulfilled projects promised in its 2014 manifesto and will come with more development projects if re-elected.

The DPP has three main rivals in this election—Malawi Congress Party (MCP), which is in alliance with former president Joyce Banda’s People’s Party (PP) and Freedom Party (PP), Vice-President Saulos Chilima’s UTM and the United Democratic Front which has Minister of Health Atupele Muluzi as its torchbearer.

Analysts  have predicted that the next week Tuesday May 21 elections will be highly contested.

In 2014, DPP made a 36.4 percent surprise presidential votes win from the opposition, beating incumbent president Joyce Banda whose People’s Party (PP) came third. MCP came second, with a difference of about 400 000 votes.

According to the Malawi Electoral Commission, 6.8 million people nationwide registered to vote in this year’s elections.

 

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Mangochi kabwafu
Mangochi kabwafu
1 year ago

So you aren’t a ghost yet, kikikikikiiiii. Soon.

Holly Tit
Holly Tit
1 year ago

Asatinyase awa. Chitsiru cha chabechabe.

BigMan
BigMan
1 year ago

Your excellency sir, you are practically a zombie.

PHANANA
PHANANA
1 year ago

AMENE AMASAPOTA DPP ALINGATI WODUKA MUTU

K145 million Malemu Pulofesa Kuba

“Kodi mukuwona mtembo pano?” Malemu Pulofesa ikufuna.

“Eeeee tikuwuwona. Inuyo Adad”. Anyway, are you left-handed? Is this a good sign of health? Inu a dpp mukudziwa kuti Kamuzu lost because of old age? Kamuzu Banda died three years after losing the elections of 1994. Had he won Gwanda would have taken over. Izi mukutipatsa izi the same scenario. Chimulirenji will take over. Amati wakufa sadziwika koma ndi bodza amadziwika. Ngati mwayamba nokha kumutchula malemu tiziti nchiyani? Akweni yankhani.

Khundited above.
Khundited above.
1 year ago

MCP Boma! Hi5 zinazo pambuyo… Kwaaaaaaaaachaaaaaaaa!

Anzelu ndi Anzelu
Anzelu ndi Anzelu
1 year ago

Mark my words. Post 21 May the following events will halpen: 1. DPP will win with a slender majority and lose many parliamentary seats. 2. MCP will lose, and then the Nkholokolos will rear their heads and say, ”We told you'” 3. UTM will shatter and most of its members will return to the ruling party. 4. Dr Laz Chakwera will retire from politics immediately because he would have exhausted his two terms. The pulpit is waiting for him. 5. PP will vanish, even its members will be so ashamed to even wear their t-shirts. JB will ashamedly resume her… Read more »

Josep Ma
Josep Ma
1 year ago

Akutuma a DPP?

Chilungamo
Chilungamo
1 year ago

Using’anga wabodza. Fake prophets.
Just eat your DPP stolen money and shut up your mouth. Anthu ngati nyama za ku tchire inu opanda uzimu

UTM Last Born wa DPP of UDF
UTM Last Born wa DPP of UDF
1 year ago

Much as the rest of your points are useless, but the 3rd is the most useless. Which UTM member do you think will win the elections. If not 1 then 0

Kaitano
Kaitano
1 year ago

Chamba ichi, the winner will be one out of all.

Jinola
Jinola
1 year ago

UTM president
MVP Opposition part
DPP paulendo

Holly Tit
Holly Tit
1 year ago

Apa palibe nzeru iliyonse

Somdbane
1 year ago

Awanso eeish!

Patrick Phiri
Patrick Phiri
1 year ago

DPP victory is a foregone conclusion

Sillica Gell
Sillica Gell
1 year ago

Anthu mukupanga comment ngati woduka mitu

COPS
COPS
1 year ago
Reply to  Sillica Gell

Uko kunali kulira kwa Cadet, uona kuti upanga bwanjeeeee!

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