MCP 2nd veep condoles the Mia family

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) second vice president Harry Mkandawire travelled from his base in Mzuzu to Chikwawa to condole the family of the party’s first vice president Sidik Mia following his death.

Harry Mkandawire gives heartfelt condolences to Mia’s widow, Abia Mia MP
MCP’s Harry Mkandawire kneels on Mia’s tomb to pay tribute

Mkandawire’s trip to Chikwawa came amid accusations that no top party official or government official attended the funeral and burial ceremony of the powerful cabinet minister and financier of the MCP.

He said the death of Mia is a big loss to the nation as he was very patriotic and had the welfare of his countrymen at heart.

Mkandawire said the country and entire MCP family across the nation is deeply saddened by  the death of Mia who was dedicated to duty.

In his tribute. Mkandawire said many in MCP and even others outside the party tapped from Mia’s  vast experience and knowledge.

“I came here representing the party. We are ravaged with grief at the loss of Honourable Sidik Mia who was our first vice president in the party. We were relying on him to support the party structures and yes we were relying on him for he demonstrated unwavering support to President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera, the nation and party. Dr Chakwera is deeply saddened by this loss,” said Mkandawire.

Mkandawire added that Mia could best be remembered by many with his selfless and generous personality, saying the fallen politician committed his resources to supporting party structures on the ground as well as extending his hands to the less privileged in his home district and beyond.

“You can recall how right honourable Mia contributed to the success of MCP convention. He was very instrumental not only to the party but even to people from his constituency. He  was man of the people and am at loss of words. You can also recall that some quarters thought he would not  relinquish his position to the Vice President Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima when we were forming the Tonse Alliance.

“This just attest to the fact that he put his country first. I have told the Deputy Minister of  Lands Abida Mia that the party, the nation and the President is grieving with the family. I have urged her to continue the legacy of honour,” he said.

The Cabinet Minister succumbed to Covid-19 on Tuesday, January 12 a few hours after another Cabinet Minister Lingson Belekanyama passed on to the same pandemic.

The Malawi leader directed that the nation observes three days of national mourning and all flags should fly at half mast.

Mkandawire was in company of deputy presidential advisor on religious affairs,  Sheikh Hashim Abasi.

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Mzakwacha Nixon's
Mzakwacha Nixon's
6 months ago

Harry Chilima Mkandawire, Mwauka?Nadi imwe kuluta kukakhuza chokolo Hon.Abida Mia. Where were you Harry,your fellow ministers&the president(s)themselves? For this reason,Bwana Harry&all so called administration,have shown selfishness,Mahal mukawavya,Nadi Hon.late Sadik,all the assistances he was giving MCP&Tose,ningaleka kukasunga nawo Nadi? You need to tell us(Malawians)why you did that,chikupulikikwa chaa,panji mukusula.Something big will happen again…longosolani a Chilima Ivyo mukachitira nthena. Kuluta kea chikola ukapukwa kukhizga panji vichi?pakuti mufumu wakhe wages,Mbwenu owe full tank,to chikwawa to see Hon.Adida Mia?Basopu,longosola,why didn’t you (Tonse Gov)attend the burial? Munizgole Happy New Year Harry & Tonse Government under the leadership of Dr(Chilima&Chakwera)respectively. Yewo Chomene, Nixon Mzakwacha Mzakwacha Village… Read more »

Kicks of a Dying Horse
Kicks of a Dying Horse
6 months ago

The condolence has come too late.

Where were you when the family needed you most.

A friend indeed is a friend in need.

You gave the family a cold shoulder at the time when they needed you most.

I will not be surprised if Abida Mia resigns from her position in protest.

I see no reason why you should attack Sheikh Kasiya for the voice note. He was 100% correct to expose this malafidy(Dausi quote)

Mzakwacha Nixon's
Mzakwacha Nixon's
6 months ago

Sheikh Kasiya,I support you,Tonse Government isn’t for Tonse ..Muslims are not liked.They forget late late Alhaj Mia contributed alot;campaign tiressly,financially for Tonse /Chakwera to win.
They must give us reasons why they did that.
Harry mphuno bii bii,going to chikwawa ati to condole.Utesi pera,chilipo icho ukapukwa,kukhizga ukalekelachi kukakhuza while fresh,thupi lili pa chanya?No soni.
Sheikh Kasiya,you could have refused escorting him to Mia family.
Anthu oyipa awa….Tonse
MCP,siyizatheka ndithu.
Nkhalo zene zili za chiyamwaka….forsake.
Be careful,you can not finish 5 years,change your mind set.
Calling a spade a spade
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Mzakwacha Nixon's
Mzakwacha Nixon's
6 months ago

Can anyone share me contact of Sheikh Kasiya please.
Find me on What app:
+27724922299

Joni
Joni
6 months ago

WELANIKO KUWALO UKO …LEKANI MAHALA GHAKUMUSUZGANI…..Mubenge kuno nga mukumanya icho chikuchitika…..mukutikhozga waka soni tabanyinu bina Bolero na Rumphi….mukusapota waka bweka …basilamu mbanyinu aba yayi…..panji mukukhumba muhale Abida Mia?

Kutikhozga soni yayi…utchona wasuzga apa…pala mukhumba udindo olo makopala, pemphani waka kujumpha kutikhozga soni nthena…..

Action
6 months ago

Chipani cha sankho kumutaya Mia just because he was amoslem shame on you ,u came coz of that audio from shareef kaisi

50 plus 1
50 plus 1
6 months ago

Great loss indeed. The two were dedicated Ministers. Mia family, sorry. Belekanyama family too

Genghis Khan
6 months ago

The intersectionality of Mia as a southerner and as a Muslim cannot be downplayed. Attack Sheikh Kaisi all you want, but even Gwanda had to leave MCP and form Republican Party because he said, in his own words, MCP sees everyone outside central region as an outsider. So it has come to pass with Mia. You better hope Abida does not resign from cabinet. You better hope Saulosi is with you now he knows you been secretly planning 2025. You better hope too that you can find another reputable southerner to be MCP VP. You better hope the current political… Read more »

Chechamba
Chechamba
6 months ago
Reply to  Genghis Khan

The divisive mentality of Bakili Muluzi and the eccentric Muthalika families was a total flop in June 2020 elections and will never ever succeed again. This is not 1994 but 2021, we are in an era where 50 + 1 majority to elect a president, needs more than one region and religion.

guest
guest
6 months ago
Reply to  Genghis Khan

Bola dipipi inatuluka

Jobless
Jobless
6 months ago

Good that he went to clear the party’s image though too late

Jah
Jah
6 months ago

Zamanyazi

Lincoln
Lincoln
6 months ago

Did it need his fellow moslems to cry out for you to visit? Simunachite bwino. As the guy rightly said, you could have even stood far away. The message would be in the presence.

CULTURE
CULTURE
6 months ago

Shame on you MCP and it’s leadership. You have come because of what Brother Kayisi said. Shame!!!

Old timers
Old timers
6 months ago

All the way from mzuzu to Ngabu, to pay condolences, where are Lilongwe MCP members, the president, his vice, NEC members and senior ministers. They all closed there eyes and ears,, That shows, they are all happy with the death of there prominent financier, there vice President who committed himself , helping MCP to come to power. But they all pretended, not knowing him at all. So shameful to MCP. May hon Mia’ soul rest in peace.

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