Key Tonse Alliance partners bash Chilima

Key Tonse Alliance partners have bashed Vice President Saulos Chilima for bringing in political parties alliance agreements into the Republican Constitution, saying alliance agreements are not legally binding in Malawi.
PPM president Mark Katsonga said what Chilima said that if the Tonse Alliance dissolves, then there should be fresh presidential election cannot hold because it is MCP which was registered for the Presidential election.

Tonse Alliance partners in previous meeting
“We have to know what our Constitution says; whatever our people or political parties agree outside the Constitution, doesn’t have any impact. So, he [Chilima] is simply displaying, sorry to say, his ignorance of the law.
“The alliance will never fall apart just because of one person, the alliance will remain because all other members will stay and if he has decided to pull out, that will not have any impact on the alliance,” said Katsonga.
Mafunde president George Nnesa said there was need to go back to the law to see whether the Constitution allows that an alliance once dissolved, the government also falls.
He said alliances in Malawi do not have legal binding like in other countries, saying therefore implementing to dissolve a government as suggested would be difficult.

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Bakha John
1 month ago

Chilima has shown that he is a baby in politics, He was acting like Dola koma pano mmmm akuluwa honostly speaking he is ignorance of the law of the land, because we vote every five years ndiye zimene anapangana kuchipinda kwao ndi Chakwera ife zitikhuze. Ndipo iwe sumadziwa kuti akukupusisa lero ukufuna a Malawi uzitinamizanso kawiri. Wagwa nayo mphwanga.

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