MCP set for convention next month: K70m raised, K26m deficit

The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has said it all set to hold its elective national convention next month and that the party has so far raised K70 million to finance the gathering in Mzuzu.

Chakwera in Blantyre on Sunday
Abida Mia : Chairperson of the fundraising commiteee

During the convention, the party is expected to elect a president who will also be the torchbearer in next year’s elections.

MCP incumbent president Lazarus Chakwera said the convention will also elect in office new leadership and that all positions will be up for grabs.

He said in Blantyre when he met delegates to the convention from the southern region on Sunday.

Chakwera said funds for the convention have been raised from well-wishers of all races across the country that looks at the opposition as their own hope.

“We have managed to raise over K70 million,” disclosed Chakwera.

“No contribution is too small. We are saying nothing for us without us. Nobody will give us our dignity; we must get it. Nobody will give us our future, we must get it and will get it together,” he said.

MCP budgeted the convention at K96 million and it now means the party has a shortfall of K26 million.

Chakwera said MCP would blend a team of Malawians of good will, good character, and good ideas and bring them together to fix what has been destroyed.

He said they will come together and overhaul the whole state machinery so that it serves the people, not the President.

“We will change the way government is run so that officers of the State work in fear of the people, not in fear of the ruling party. We are tired of waiting for others to make things right. We will do it ourselves and we will do it together.” said Chakwera.

Chairperson of the fundraising organising committee, Aida Mia, said they want to buy vehicles, motorbikes and bicycles for MCP in all the regions.

“We have been able to raise money because Malawians have hope in MCP and they want to see it in government,” said Mia, whose husband, Sidik, is aspiring for the position of MCP vice president.

MCP will be the first party to hold convention ahead of next year’s Tripartite Elections.

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chitima
chitima
3 years ago

ife kuti mbeee WINA AKUMVA KUWAWA MCP WOYEEEEE !

staga
staga
3 years ago

Wapereka ndi Sidik Mia izi! ndani angaperekenso? Koma a sidik uchenji Golowu muzasekedwa nawo tsiku lina!

zikomo
zikomo
3 years ago

Chipani koma ichi osati mbamva za DPP

santana
santana
3 years ago

Go and choose the next Leader of Opposition.

Maula
Maula
3 years ago

Achewa osayelekeza kuwapa dziko ili, ndi anthu oipa ankhaza, oanda chikondi, amawoneka ngati ndi anthu abwino koma ayi ndithu. Pakati ndi kumpoto sadzuwonatso utsogoleri wa dziko lino.

mlomwe was Ku MJ
3 years ago
Reply to  Maula

Mbuzi

Watipa
Watipa
3 years ago
Reply to  Maula

Koma ndani, present facts

Central
Central
3 years ago
Reply to  Maula

Maula amenewo atha mphamvu, kuzolowela kuba, kukhwima, tsankho, kupha, etc

Wachepa mphwangaaaaaaaaaaaaa, udzingodyeratu zimene wabazo apo biiiiii forfeiture act idzabwerera ndipo zonse mwabazo zitsakhala zaboma!! M C P Booooooooooooooooooooooooooommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa wayiona imeneyo………………………………………………. akuba onse ali njenjenjenjenje! Mukodza magazi ndipo cardiac iyambiranso musanatiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

Congelesi
Congelesi
3 years ago
Reply to  Central

Koma Mia akanati aziotcha nsalu akachita change goal bwenzi ukaladi onse utatheratu ali biiii kuda ndu utsi okhaokha. And Chakwera said if Mia demands party presidency he Chakwera would vote for Mia. man iyi pa dollar ilibe nzake.

Nkhowani
Nkhowani
3 years ago

Kasankhaneni muzichotsananso kenako nkumaotcha nsalu. Kuthandiza omfumu kuledzera ife owinawina a DPP tili pheeee.

Achalume
Achalume
3 years ago
Reply to  Nkhowani

You deserve to take over never get shaken

Zaco izo
Zaco izo
3 years ago
Reply to  Achalume

Life of today

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