Veteran politician and business magnet Harry Mlekanjala Mkandawire joined Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera on Friday to drum up support for Lilongwe Msozi MCP candidate, Sosten Gwengwe for the Tuesday by-elections.
Mkandawire openly called upon opposition members to vote for MCP hopeful Gwengwe in their large numbers.
“Malawi is waiting to vote for Dr Chakwera in 2019 but for this to happen, let’s demonstrate our powers by voting Gwengwe as MP this week,” said Mkandawire,
“North ,Malawi is behind Dr Lazarus Chakwera and Malawi is tired of being ruled by dishonest leaders,” said Mkandawire attacking Democratic Progressvie Party (DPP) administration.
Mkandawire, who also spoke at Mtsiliza on the same tour, said people from the north are tired with the current Government.
In his speech at Nayere, Sanjiko, Kacheta and Nathenje, Chakwera who was accompanied by Members of Parliament and other senior party members , Chakwera started by accusing Mutharika, for politicizing developments projects.
“It is unfortunate that am hearing words like support Government to have development, this is not true , development is for every citizen regardless of political colour,” said Chakwera.
Other by-elections will take place in Nsanje Lalanje for an MP and a ward in Blantyre and Dedza.