Lilongwe Council members walk out of meeting in protest against 2 defectors

Lilongwe District Council councillors have protested against the recent defection of opposition Malawi Congress Party  (MCP) councillors to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) by walking out of council meeting.

Chaziya: Councillors should not be political prostitute

Chaziya: Councillors should not be political prostitute

Two councillors from Lilongwe Msozi south recently defected to the DPP amid revelations that the ruling party used money to lure them into defection.

Local Government Association Chairman Samson Chaziya condemned the defections.

“Councillors need to respect parties that sponsored them into the council. They need to respect the people that voted them into. Power through their respective political parties,” said Chaziya who is a de facto chairman of all councillors in Malawi.

Political scientist at Chancellor College Joseph Chunga said there is need for law that should bar councillors from being political prostitutes.

Members of parliament are barred from jumping from one political ship to another through Section 65 of the Republican Constitution.

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Phwisa
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MCP councillors you dont there is freedom of association otherwise Chakwera would not have been in alliance with PP and Aford. More will still defect

mzaliwa
Guest

ku nkhotakota south councillor wa linga-sani ward tobias banda adatuluka PP ndikulowa MCP palibe chomwe chidanenekapo…a chaziya bwanji osapanga action popeza adalowa chipani chanu cha MCP?

Mmalawi
Guest

Some people never learn. Unless you don’t want to be in the chambers again after next elections, you wouldn’t be defecting at any cost

KUNO KU GWERU PRISON
Guest

MCP YALOWA MBOLA.
KUGULIDWANSO ??,
UMPHAWI WABVUTA
FODYA WABVUTA

AZAKUBERANINSO
ENIAKENU
NDINU ZITSILU
WOKONDA NDALAMA
ZACHANGU CHANGU

Victim Sankho
Guest
Lilongwe City Council is rotten. Better now that the Directors of Finance and Engineering are on suspension. The suspended Director of Finance, Sibande, is all out buying investigators of his financial malpractice to influence the outcome of his case to his favour. He should be watched. He is the most cunning and corrupt person in our offices here. One wonders how he owns 8 plots in Lilongwe – 1 in Area 43, 3 in Area 47 (including annexing and fencing of Chigoneka old grave yard near Chigoneka CDS School), 2 in Area 49 towards Shire which he has completed as… Read more »
Joseph Banda
Guest

WHY THEN MCP ALLOWED THE INDEPENDENT DEFECTORS TO BE IN THE MEETING? Those independent MPs left their independency and joined MCP, and the Nyau dancers see this not a problem. YOU WILL NEVER RULE MALAWI.

Mpipi
Guest

Chuck the defectors out even if it means using nyau. Tiona phwetekere akapsa

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