Malawi ex-first lady Shanil, Omar, Lucius on board UTM: Gondwe tells Chilima ‘be our Magufuli’

Malawi’s former first lady Patricia Shanil Dzimbiri has joined the United Transformation Movement (UTM) and made the political statement on Saturday when she attended the political grouping’s official launch at Masintha Ground in Lilongwe.

Malawi former first ladies: Shanil and Callista are UTM

UTM launch at Masintha

Kambala: UTP is rebranded to UTM

UTM supporters trooping to the rally

Shanil, who is Member of Parliament for Balaka West, was introduced at the rally by another former first lady Callista Mutharika, and confirmed her attendance of the rally means her allegiance to UTM.

Initially, UTM was formed by a group of officials from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) but has now attracted by people of all walks of lives.

Shanil, who was regarded a member of United Democratic Front (UDF) which she belonged to by virtue of her marriage to former president Bakili Muluzi, has been an independent legislator.

She was given a seat at a VIP podium.

Other high profile politicians who attended and spoke included former deputy Speaker Loveness Gondwe, Speaker Richard Msowoya, Newton Kambala  the president of United Transformation Party (UTP), legislator Lucius Banda, former minister Iq’s Omar.

In her speech, Gondwe asked Chilima to be “Malawi’s Obama” or  transformational leader like France’s youthful president Macron or Tanzania’s James Pombe Magufuli.

“Liberate this country please, be our Magufuli,” she said.

Gondwe said Chilima should reset the button and end nepotism, cronisym and corruption in the country.

In his speech, Kambala a former president of  Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI), said  UTM will create a conducive environment for entrepenuers.

Kambala said he registred UTP in 2016 and he was its interim president  but said they have rebranded it to UTM  and let Chilima lead the transformation movement.

He said people should not be misled by social media propaganda.

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Lord of the Flies
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magalimoto awa mawaba kuti please? Nsaluzi wagula ndi ndani? Ma ballet? T-shirts? Nanunso ngakuba.

Lord of the Flies
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The Chilima movement is tainted by the coming of Msowoya, Jesse Kabwira, Omar etc. People are tired with these thieves breaking away from fellwo gangsters udf and dpp.

kaka ni dada
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kaka ni dada

MCP boma kale, izo ndi Ng’oma za dambwe lina, kutekeseka palibe apa. Anthu muli mnyumba imodzi mwabibilamo mwanunkha wina potulukamo aziti ine sinabibilemo nawo. “Namkununkha sadzimva ” Dzuka Malawi dzuka!

Mahule
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Loveless not Loveness started her evil business when she dumped her husband in 1996 to marry Yeremia Chihana. Now she is continuing with her bad habit of changing men at will by changing parties at will. Yeremia is a corrupt person through his corrupt estate agency. We should not forget that Chilima himself refused to receive a petition from CSOs which condemned corruption and nepotism among other things.Chilima has failed to condemn the quota system while in government. He wants to look a saint now. He should tell us where he got all the cars that had been paraded at… Read more »

Samuel
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Samuel

Oho kuwerenga mbewa ndi michila yomwe. Gwanda adalindichikoka chooooopsa. Panali chani apa. Adaimika makandideti 193 koma adapeza 7 chabe. Nyimbo imene adayimba chitatha chisankho yomweija yotchukayi “ATIBERA”. Chilima wayambakale kuyimba akuti afuna atibere. Nzanunso ankatero kuti afuna atibere koma sizitheka after kuvota “atibera tipita kukhothi. Nanunso pa 22 May pano mudzaimba NYIMBO yemweyi “ATIBERA” Chipani mudalembetsa 2016 UTM zaka zonsezi umamupanga sabotage Peter and you pose kuti ndiwe opemphera ANTHU MULI NDI NSAMBI SIZINGAKUYENDERENI. KHULUPILIRANI MUDZALIRA PA 22 MAY 2019. KUNJA KUNO KULI MULUNGU.

Wisey
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Wisey

Tikulira kale ife ndiye palibe kusiyana ngati obwerawo adzapange chimodzimodzi. Chomwe tikufuna ndichoti ena avinemo m’bomamo. Ngati kuli kuba abe anthu ena tsopano. Inu ngati mukudya nawo za boma lalero dziwani kuti mawa akudya ndi ena. Kodi ndalama za misonkho za Malawi ndi za anthu amodzimodzi?

nyoko
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nyoko

There is nothing new here.This is just the result of overpopulation.Everyone wants to be famous,to be cabinet minister
,vice president etc.

Langwani
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Langwani

From the look of things , these are the very same regects from these other parties . Most of them sakuwafuna anthu mma dela mwao and sadzawina ma parliamentary seats come May 2019 . And even ma primaries they can’t maintain there seats . Pangani kafuku fuku you will agree with me . Kunali NDA inabwela ndikutentha but it was gone in seconds . Recycled politians basi they will do the same if given a chance . Fisi ndi fisi ngakhale atayenda masana

UTM Boma
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UTM Boma

Peter Muthalika ndi DPP mwayiwona launchiyi???????Masamu wochesela ayambikatu,samalani mupakila ku state House ngati mumene Joyce Banda anapakilira 2014!!!

Mfumu yopanda madyela
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Mfumu yopanda madyela

kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk i pray that God grant me life to witness whatever happens.

Spinoza
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This is why i dont trust this movement. The same old faces. I like chilima & i believe he is visionary but akumuimbila ng’omawa mmmm azamusokoneza akazawina. Unless azakhale dictator opanga only what convinces him to be wright otherwise atambwali enawa will be giving him stupid pieces of advices

Tate
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Tate

Chilima sold his house to a cashgater, Kaliati corruptly acquired minibuses and ACB has another case on her. Callista was paid taxpayers money without working and used to insult US during Bingu’s reign, Masangwi is corrupt and a former cadet leader, Lucius Banda was convicted of forging an MSCE certificate. WHERE IS THE CHANGE HERE? None of these people can bring change to Malawi.

Njazi
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Njazi

Can you bring change to Malawi? Actually you can’t because we don’t even know who you are ndiwe chigoba, stop talking nonsense and see how people are suffering in the hands of this so called the government of Malawi.

Chikuli
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Chikuli

What is your case Tate

Huwee
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Huwee

Chilima is said to be the guy that rigged elections. Is that corruption, Cheating technic thieving Tell me!!

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