Kaliati slams DPP for beer subsidy to stop people from attending UTM rally

The interim secretary general  of United Transformation Movement (UTM) Patricia Kaliati on Sunday laughed at reports that her former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) had spent K16 million to subsidise prices of beer in Blantyre in a bid to stop people from attending the launch of UTM in the Southern Region, but  instead sea of people thronged Njamba Freedom Park where State vice-president Saulos Chilima addressed the rally.

Kaliati: You cannot stop chang

Crowds at the UTM rally in Blantyre

Kaliati said beer price was reduced to MK200 in Blantyre but laughed at the DPP strategy, saying the money would have better been utilised to provide  worthwhile services for the people.

“It would have been better to use the K16 million to help Polytechnic students,” she said.

DPP through Umunthu Initiative organised a free music show at Kamuzu Stadium upper ground in Blantyre where alcoholic drinks were sold to the yoith at heavily subsidised prices.

Regional governor for DPP in the South, Charles Mchacha was present at the festival and confirmed  that the ruling party sponsored the event.

“The party has funded this,” he said.

On the K16 million reported to have been used, Mchacha said he could not deny but that the money was from the party raised through  “well-wishers.”

Kaliati said the crowd-pulling UTM launch in Blantyre has provided that people snubbed a temporary beer price reduction because they are accustomed to exorbitant prices on their  binge drinking.

She also said DPP  organised open air free music shows but that strategy too did not work as thousands opted to attend the rally.

“The large turn out here is a testimony that Malawians want change. They cannot stop it ,” she said.

“No matter what clandestine plans they will have, but they should know, transformational change is coming and Dr Saulos Klaus Chilima is set to be our Head of  State come May 21 2019,” she said.

“They will keep on [kulubwalubwa] rubble rousing but they will not stop this movement from achieving its transformational agenda.”

Kaliati said she was delighted with the high turnout saying it shows people’s trust for Chilima.

During its maiden rally in Lilongwe last week at Masintha ground, the  Capital City also hosted two important football  matches which were open for free but both stadia had empty stands as the UTM launch was patronised by thousands of people.

Kaliati said, like the rest of Malawians, UTM members are disgruntled because of the poor leadership.

UTM was formed to clear the mess created by the current administration which continues to plunder public resources when the majority of the citizenry were living in abject poverty.

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horrendous monster
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Ku BT DPP inagula mowa.,..Ku LL DPP inapangitsa mpira…kuMuzu DPP….Kodi mmayesa mMoirawaku LLs unali was U20 under FIFA? Inuyo a UTM ndi a FIFA anayamba kupereka date lazochita anali ndani? Inutu zikuoneka kuti munasankha dala tsikuli kuti muzitibwatika kunamizira DPP. II’vetidzavotera mfundo osati kumveredwa chisoni chifukwa cha maboza mwamva ma crooks a UTM!!!. Kaya ndiye Ku Mzuzu DPP mwaipekerako zotani tidzaona.

mfundo apa
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A ndele galimoto za mowa zinaima pati ndi pati? Iyitu ikhonza kukhala tactic yanu kuti anthu akumvereni chisoni. Nanga anaphunzitsa ndale kaliati ndindani? Mmayesa ndi Mulzi yemweyo. Izo nzachikale enafe pamtsokhano panupo timafunapo mfundo osati maboza. Utsogoleri wachoncho ndiuja anthu amadzalira nawo. Munditchulire malo omwe panaima galimoto zamowa osati maboza. Tikufuna mfundo APA Malawiaspite chitsogolo.

ndele
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ndele

ndi cipani citi cisanatose ma rivals?????? ma plan ,zokamba zatha ncifukwa mmati aliyese aledzele kuzelezeketsa anthu nde makhala azibambo osamala mmakomo. zoona. koma yeah pipo of good will kuzelezeketsa anthu bwanji kungokhala pheee.
muluzi amanyoza a bwana malewezi kuti sangathe kulamula dziko amamwa zi ma tablets 50 pa tsiku, kodi ochoka nsana angalamule dziko? monga sacita manyazi lelo. anthu akuluakulu kunyonzana ,nanga lelo?????????????????????????????????
osaopsezana cooooonde. aliyese apange zinthu mwakufuna kwake. basi

amateur politics
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Kaliati always full of accusing others mfundo njeee! Nanga jce and msce zatani? Kodi matchona akunenedwawo ndi ma graduates a unima anaonetsa luso lothekera kutukula Malawi ndi ndani? nanga nchifukwa çhani mumapititsa ana anu kukaphunzira kunja? Mukufuna muzitiputsisa kapena chain? kodi amangitsa maunirvesity okongolawo ndi ndani? Mmayetsa ndi matchona omwewo. Kaliati ndi UTM mutiuze mfundo osmangokhalira kupakana matope, ife ayi amateur politics. kaya kunali mowa we don’t care, koma tell us mudzatani osatinso mfundo ZANUzoberazo.

sinokha odzavota
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A UTM mukufuna sympathy komatu anzanuwo angoti phe kumangokuwerengani. Nanga Kaliati ndi mama Kali cholombirana ndi prof getu nchani? Zikuonetseratu kuti kusagona tuloko nkhani ndï prof getu, akukuyabwani ndiye nsanje ikukugirigishani. Poti 2019 mudzakavota nokha ena sadzavota nawo tidzakuonerani ndi mfundo zZANUmukuba kKuDPP zo. Wokuba Toto, aayeee…..okuba toto, ife takana. Okupha toto …..nanga mr cashgte aja amafunako chainkunsanja kuja.

#DzukaniAmalawi
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#DzukaniAmalawi

That’s dale for you Kaliati. remember you were part of similar plans against MCP. Let’s not condemn things that we were part of hardly a few years ago. focus on delivery of services and development to the people of Malawi and then you’ll be rewarded accordingly. Kuyalutsana will not help any one.

Masoambeta
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Masoambeta

A Kaliyati koma aside kumatulwana anthu pa misonkhano ya UTM. People want to hear ma plan a dziko osati kutonzana all the time. Let’s make the change and practice mature politics.

Neno
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Neno

ZAKAKUBVUTANI KUMENEKOOOOO….APUMBWA INU.

Amdala bambo
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Amdala bambo

CHANGE !!! CHANGE !!!! I SENSE CHANGE

Chemjambe
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Chemjambe

Komanso DPP mwafika pauchitsiru bwanji mpaka ma strategy ake amenewo ? zomvetsa chisoni bwanji
This just shows that the president is truly surrounded by cowards, dunderheads and bootlickers etc.
Now you are turning to beer to solve your problems eish SHAME!!!!!!!

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