Malawi ex-president Muluzi fit and well: Atupele refutes ‘fake news’, says UDF manifesto launch set for Sunday

United Democratic Front (UDF) president Atupele Muluzi has publicly denied social media reports that Malawi’s first democratic president Bakili Muluzi has been attacked by stroke, saying he is fit and well.

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Atupele in a video posted on his Twitter feed and Facebook account branded reports which went viral on social media about his father’s ill health as “fake news.”

“I have seen the rumours circulating about the former President being affected by a stroke. These rumours are simply not true and he is fit and well,” said Atupele.

The young Muluzi, who is contesting for presidency in the May 21 Tripartite Elections on UDF banner, said the rumours were created by political rivals to “undermine” his launch of elections campaign and manifesto scheduled at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe on Sunday.

“These rumours are being circulated to undermine our manifesto and campaign launch on April 7 2019,” said Atupele.

He said ‘Achair’ as former president is called, is fit and that the family would always inform the public immediately of such a serious issue “and through appropriate official channels.”

Atupele,  who is serving as Minister of Health in President Peter Mutharika’s Cabinet since 2014 but is running for presidency under his UDF banner,  assures “all is well”  for former president at his BCA residence in Blantyre.

He has insisted that UDF is going to the elections alone and not in any electoral alliance.

Muluzi, who governed from 1994 to 2004, is accredited for creating governance institutions such as Malawi Human Rights Commission, Anti-Corruption Bureau, the Malawi Law Commission, the Ombudsman’s Office and the Malawi Electoral Commission and Judiciary

He led an underground movement around 1983 after the death of three Cabinet ministers Aaron Gadama, Dick Matenje, Twaibu Sangala and a parliamentarian David Chiwanga during the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) era under the one-party dictatorship by Ngwazi Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda.

The 1992 pastoral letter issued by Catholic bishops titled ‘Living Our Faith’, hit the nail on the head as it was considered a remarkable support to what they had been demanding.

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Geneza president vs Casket president

Christian funerals are too expensive for nothing. We must learn from Hindus and Muslims.

Geneza president vs Casket president

No matter how much you still, you won’t be able to buy life. Whether this is true or not Bakili legacy leaves a lot to be desired. We must learn to love each other and help the poor. That’s what good leaders do. Bakili is the worst president. Very greedy. That is why anthu akukufunirani zoyipa. Akupweteketsa Atupele amene akudya zakubazo. Be like JB who wants to help the poor. Don’t be like selfish Chilima. Kamuzu had bursary and paid for fees for needy pupils.

Nganga solibala
Nganga solibala
3 years ago

Wapha anthu ambiri ameneyu , stroke yo ikumchedwetsa pati ?

Ida
Ida
3 years ago

Muluzi is not even in Blantyre. He is in Lilongwe

Alamu Pumani Mwakalamba K145 million anaba

The dpp sadists are on Muluzi having said bad things about John Zenus Ungapake Tembo just because their big man Alamu Pumani Mwakalamba looks a bit unwell with his right arm lopuwala with stroke. Please let’s respect health of others. All of us who are alive are like to suffer at one point. Ku akawonda imakhala nkhani. Akanenepa akuti akumwa mankhwala. Kupusa basi.

Mwana wa mmudzi
Mwana wa mmudzi
3 years ago

Foolish imbeciles. If you need to make any attacks, attack his son not him. Let the old man rest and enjoy with his children and grandchildren. Zitsilu eti.

nyalugwe
nyalugwe
3 years ago

Wishing a chair good health.
DPP please stop propagating fake. Just beg Atupele to stand down help campaign for Mutharika but not fake news

Bwantasa
3 years ago

Mukubisa chiani. Neba ku BCA akuziwa kuti a chair sali bwno. To refute this, let a chair attend the UDF manifesto lauch.

bunali
bunali
3 years ago
Reply to  Bwantasa

yes,
paja mulandu wa chair uliso pafupi kupita ku khoti

Mwiko
3 years ago
Reply to  bunali

So what with this issue. Za ziii zopanda nchere. Let him please enjoy his retirement after successfully noble duty to Malawians

Mike
3 years ago

I am wishing him well

21 may 2019
21 may 2019
3 years ago

Anaononga dziko mkulu ameneyu and ananyoza Malewezi. Let him suffer. Mwana wakeyu ndi ZOBA. A political prostitute. Greedy and selfish. Kukonda ndalama . Dpp stooge

Kaka
Kaka
3 years ago
Reply to  21 may 2019

Zoba mdiwryo. Anawononga kuti dziko. Iwe wamisala

Mwiko
3 years ago
Reply to  21 may 2019

Anawononga dziko ndi atate ako ndi amako chitsiru Chair ali bwino ndipo mauponda agalu inu. Ndale zamake dzana zonyozana ndi zothana zinatha anthu akufuna ndi kuyembekezera zofunika kuti mulichitire dziko. Umafuna Atupele atengere maganizo ako osafuna kutumikira a Malawi ndiwe ZOBA osauka mmaganizo…. VIVA Atupele ……..VIVA UDF

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