MEC rules out holding  by-election in Dedza south

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has said it will not hold a by-election in Dedza south after the constituency member of parliament died last week.

Sammy Alfandika : Time out for by-elections

MEC chief executive officer Sam Alufandika said it would be illogical to hold a by-election in the area when tripartite elections will be held on May 21.

The position of member of parliament in the constituency fell vacant after the death of Patrick Themu.

“We cannot hold a by-election in the area when in a few months’ time, we will be holding another election. After all, the mandate of the current parliament ends on March 20,” said Alufandika.

He said the pollster is putting all its resources in preparing for the May 21 highly contentious election.

“In fact, aspiring parliamentary candidates for the area and other constituencies are obtaining nomination forms. Others are already giving the forms back to us for scrutiny,” said Alufandika.

In a related development, MEC says presidential aspiring candidates give K2 million to the pollster after filling the forms and returning them to MEC for scrutiny.

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3 years ago

Onani bwana ndi Swiswiri . He is another idiot. He has nothing to offer. Kuli mafana Ohunzira ku Dedza South si za Mjombazo Abro.

3 years ago

Palibe angapikisane ndi Onani ku Dedza South

Mulunduni Village Headman

MHSRIP. Going forward we need to have a real son of the Dedza South. We know our Sons . We are tired of Amtumba ife . Ku Mulunduni tufuna Secondary School , magetsi , msewu wabwino.

President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
President Mkango Lion Manthakanjenjemereza
3 years ago

Wina alawepo u MP

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