MCP youthful lawmaker Chin’goma declares interest to contest as publicist at convention

Youthful Member of Parliament for Lilongwe East Constituency, Ezekiel Ching’oma, has expressed interest to vie for the position of Publicity Secretary for the party in the forthcoming convention expected to take place in Mzuzu City next month.

Ching’oma: Declares interest

“I can confirm, I will go for it,” said a calm and collected Ching’oma.

Pressed on what he intends to achieve for the party if the convention entrusts him with the Publicity Secretary position, Ching’oma said he wants to position MCP as a party truly waiting to form government in 2019.

“The rebranding of the party as championed by our President Dr. Chakwera entails that we must preserve the gains so made and not put the party into disrepute.

“The Publicity Secretary position is therefore strategic to achieve this and I assure you that I am the right person for this job,” said Ching’oma.

Perhaps to show that Ching’oma is indeed the right person for the job, the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) recently promoted him to serve as the Party’s Publicity Secretary, thus following the firing of ‘fired’ Spokesperson Jessie Kabwira.

In an interview with a Livingstonia University political commentator, he said Ching’oma represents the true definition of how a branded party looks like.

“He is youthful and this is strategic to attract more youths in the party than putting old people for such positions,” he said.

One of his fellow MCP lawmakers, who made his comment on condition of anonymity had all praises for Ching’oma.

“Ching’oma, is by qualification from University of Malawi, a trained media, PR and communication guru. He has also received substantial training in Law, again from University of Malawi.

“And since he started speaking for the party, we have already seen the benefits. He is logical when representing the party. He is measured when representing the party. These are some of the qualities any party would look for in a spokesperson than having someone who is just unnecessarily vocal and careless when speaking and at the same time, a flip flopper, someone who cannot clearly communicate a clear position for the party,” said the Lawmaker who was confident that Ching’oma’s announcement makes him a front runner for the position.

It has been observed that even MCP President, Dr Lazarus Chakwera, also recognizes the potential in Hon Ching’oma, as he has all along, been retained as the Shadow Information and Communication Minister for the party in Parliament.

Besides that, Ching’oma, now serving his second term as a lawmaker, is considered loyal to the party and is also considered to be well conversant with the party as an institution, meaning that he will need no time to learn on how the institution works in order to deliver.

So far, Ching’oma will face the challenge from new entrants Kondi Msungama and Moses Kunkuyu.

In other positions such as the Secretary General Position for the party, Reverend Maurice Munthali has expressed interest to contest for this position and is likely going to battle it out with  Eisenhower Mkaka.

Meanwhile, it is still not clear if the party will hold the convention early next month as they have to wait for the court t to decide if it will lift an injunction blocking the holding of the convention.

The injunction was obtained by the ‘suspended’ Secretary General, Gustav Kaliwo and Vice President Richard Msowoya

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Self sponsored article chingoma,,,very cheap ….Kunkuyu wakututumutsani its clear…lets be honest, Kunkuyu handles this role with great maturity


This article is sponsored by Ching’oma himself. Ayidziwe bangwe. He wrote other people’s obituaries on FB now it’s his turn.

This is the kind of attitude we would like to see where the youthful generation takes charge. We will support you Ezekiel Ching’oma in your quest to grab the Publicity Secretary position. If I had my way I would have urged you to go for the Secretary General position. If indeed MCP leadership is serious about ever ruling again, then they should pave way for the youthful leaders or at least start grooming and mentoring them to take up leadership positions in 2019 and 2024. We need young, vibrant, imaginative leaders who can plan, design and build Malawi so that… Read more »

We will support you..We the youth of MCP don’t want aliens to destablise out party. To hell with kunkuyu, To hell with Mia, To hell with Maurice munthali. We have suffered and you just want to come grab positions? For years you have castigated MCP whilts you were in government. Today because you are irrelevant now you talking highly of MCP. We say NO. Go away with your monies stolen form poor people.


Akutumani! In MCP we serve people not ourselves. Positions do not matter. “Nothing for us without us”

jabesi kachamba

osatumidwa. zonse zilibwinobwino basi


Chakweratu akukwiira iwe quad 7 triple 9

Mika Kunda wapa Dowa

Thus your position but as for me and my friends, we are behind Mia and Maurece


Hmmmm. I don’t think you are MCP. Your tone doesn’t sound MCP.

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