Lucius Banda accuses UDF leadership of flirting with DPP govt of ‘thieves’

United Democratic Front (UDF) Balaka North legislature  Lucius Banda has repeatedly accused the party president Atupele Muluzi of betraying his people by associating and seeking a collaboration with the rulling
Democratic Progressive Part (DPP) a party he claims comprises of ‘thieves’and ‘looters’ of tax funds.

Lucius Banda: Assiciating with DPP government of crooks and thieves is a grave mistake

Banda was speaking at a rally held on Saturday at Kaphirikwete in his Balaka North Constituency.

“We as a party we dont hate DPP but on our side, time is running out. We only have two years to to go before next elections and we need to put our house in order.

“What DPP is doing everyone is able to see; It
is a party full of crooks and thieves so for us to associate ourselves with them people won’t differentiate,”said Banda.

“I knew way back that joining or accepting to work with this government was a grave mistake that is why I refused to associate
myself with DPP. Look at what is happening now, Malawians are suffering and someone is keeping millions of Kwacha’s and Dollars in
his house. Do we need to trust such kind of leadership?” wondered Banda while attracting ululation from the gathering.

The Balaka North Parliamenterian went ahead to assure all UDF members  that he will stay put in the party and ensure the party remain intact from the grassroot.

“UDF can not and will never die whatever the case. You have seen for yourself the leadership we are having and it is up to you to make

“We have MCP its power house is Central Region, DPP dominates Thyolo, our base is Eastern Region and we cannot tolerate anyone for to sell the base of our party,” Banda said.

Also speaking at the same rally was UDF District Governor for Balaka Saidi Mdoko who accused the incumbent party president of abandoning his people.

“What is happening is not good and as a party, we always work with those who stick to the party and keep it not someone who just get
easily carried away like what Atupele did. All the bad things DPP is happening, people might think we are in support of such things” said Mdoko in an interview with Nyasa Times.

“What made matters worse was to coax all UDF MP’s to move to government side in Parliament and it is only Honourble Banda who refused to do that. What I see is that our leaders have personal interests not keeping and strengthening the party,” he  explained.

But at a rally Atupele Muluzi held at Nandumbo accompaned by Eastern
Region Governor Abbubakar M’baya recently, the two insisted that the party has not been sold.

They claim they are at the mean time aiming at assisting the government is developing the country since the election days are gone.

Banda became the first UDF Senior Official to openly ask Muluzi to resign as Party President due to lack of commitment towards his people.

He is being deemed as the one to challenge Muluzi at the party convention on the position of party president to elect party representative in 2019.

Banda is however not yet openly revealed whether he will stand or not despite calls from some UDF followers asking him to stand.

During Saturday rally, Banda promise to give out loans to women to start small scale businesses.

He revealed he has budgeted over K25 Million for the loan project of which K2 Million was already dished out last week to women of
Mangelengele and Mponda in Balaka.

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20 thoughts on “Lucius Banda accuses UDF leadership of flirting with DPP govt of ‘thieves’”

  1. koma nana analowa mkalasi he is commenting posayenera ,ngwakuti ameneyu ma-che-nde am-ako upitenso mkalasi mbuli chidzete nkhope ngati bala mphuno ngati nyama ya one kilo nthawu zonse kunyoza mmmm tadziyamikako umamva bwanji galu iwe nana mbuli ya DPP phwisi lako kodi sukubeledwa misonkho iwe kuchikhandu kwa mako.

  2. wandu kogoya says:

    Hon L Banda pls keep it up in fact we are behind you.

  3. sasakawa says:

    Nana undisamale.

    Leave Lucious alone
    Shupit zako

  4. Banda, go aheard. UDF has declined. It is not UDF we used to know. The party was sold to DDP, the time President wanted the third term. As he was not supported by executive of the party, he decided to take a candidate out of the party. The man who was getting 10 people (votes) during voting time. The man was not popular but UDF President made him popular, whom at the end made him no talk but end up in chains. People liked UDF and it was popular. But it’s Leadership rooted down the party. Ngati osaganiza bwino chidzatha ngati makatani. Dzivele mumtolo.

  5. tondo says:

    Hey a Kanyimbi. dont make stupid comments on this forum. Lucius is the man trying to revive our party which now is in the verge of demise because of these greedy and gluttonous hu!hu!huu!!!!!!! huuuu!!!! keeee!!!!!! keee!!!!! leaders who do have peoples walfare at heart . Instead of encouraging him you talk balderdash. Let us support him. UDF is drowning in deep waters. Shaaaaaaaa amangwetu. mwatotani. Bold people like him are not there in our party. Others wash from far like gulo (green head lizard) mantha basi, they cant say anything. Its only him and him alone can help to bring change in the party as well as country. aashiiiiiiiiii. KKKKKKKKKK HEEEE please. asaaaaaa. Mangochi yanthu itha ineeeee.

  6. Majoti says:

    This is the only future president I dream about in Malawi, please Mr banda go a head people will vote for u and I promise u, there is no way u can’t make it, Malawian and UDF need the leader like u, I really personally love you Mr banda, Atupele he’s just stupid leader I never thought of. …

  7. rodger says:

    Iwe nana. It seems ulibe nzeru.

  8. Matimati says:

    Atupele’s association with DPP is strategic. It goes beyond party politics. Firstly, he’s trying to save his father from being sent to jail by the DPP administration. As long as he’s a minister, Bakili has no case to answer in court. Who wouldn’t do the same for their parent?

  9. keep it uo Soldier ; U r a true Soldier who courageously fight for the freedom of his people.A captain does not abandon the sheep carrying passengers.

  10. Atupele is a betrayer. Who leaves his party if one is a leader of the party.? Only a greedy person like Atupele and his father. Bakili got money to choose Bingu as his successor. That’s why Bingu u had no respect when he became president. Atupele can not be trusted as a leader. He joined PP then joined DDP how can a leader join enemies? Have u seen capital abandon the ship? Or capital in the military abandon soldiers and join enemies? Is it not DDP/Bingu who humiliated him and put him to Maula prison now he is in his government. Does it make an sense? Atupeles dream to be a leader and president of Malawi is finished. He was going to the youngest leader of Malawi now that chance is gone. He is not intelligent. He listens to his stupid father.

  11. Hon Pwhisi says:

    Hon u are strong, leave these looters,heart attack BP etc is looming.
    Yes we know the ship(UDF) was abandoned long time ago for personal gains and not for building the nation.mwana n’dani mxiii

  12. Soldier yomweyo kusiyana ndi Mabulundiwa!!!!! Keep it up!!!!

  13. nyokopolo says:

    whatever u ko urself Nana nono nunu u r a very stupid person the man is making apoint can’t u c DAT the DPP has taken us ppo for granted unless ur benefiting from crooked ways 2

  14. The game is beyond your understanding Lucius. You think the current marriage between UDF and DPP is for the politically fainthearted like u…the high school drop out? Leave UDF if you think the current economic executive is not understanding your advice.

  15. tondo says:

    Afana inu mukubwera bhooo. Osati akanyimbi enenawa akufuna kutiphera chipani. Ine come 2019 singavotere a swiswiri amene apha chipani chathu. Kodi Chipani tsopano chikunukha ngati kanyimbi. ishaaaaa A fisi amenewa akupondera limodzi ndi chaponda ayiwala za chipani. Iwe nde ukuwoneka kuti uchidzutsa mphwanga. talimbikila.

  16. Ngiringinde says:

    Kkkkkkkkk oky, kkkk ayi osathawa kkk… panunkha tsopano.

  17. Dyman Bamusi says:

    what Lucius is saying here is very true, Atupele has betrayed us.Invite all those people who left the party and help you rebuild it,the likes of Sadik Mia,Brown Mpinganjira, Friday Jumbe ,Iqbar Omar ,Sam Mpasu and others please,

  18. john says:

    Honorable Banda is very right. Frankly speaking, we need such principled leaders for our democracy and good governance to grow. Mr. Honorable, please maintain your stand and people are seeing. And I would urge you to go ahead and challenge Atupele at convention and its people who will decide.

  19. Nana says:

    Lucius Banda is the worst crook – he was arrested in 2005, the first time he became MP for forging an MSCE certificate and fooling MEC. His hatred for DPP inayambira pamene anamushosha ndikumunjata chifukwa chonama kuti anali ndi MSCE. Lucius is the wrong person to talk about corruption.

    1. ellias says:

      Nana, the issue here is not about qualifications. Even Atupeles father was our leader with only JC. Lucius apa akudandaula kuti why is UDF leadership merging with DPP mmalo moyima paokha. DPP ilibe mbiri yabwino. Thats the story ok? Ndipo sakunama, Atupele waonetsa weakness zomwe ankatilonjeza kuti adzapanga si zimenezi ayi.

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