MP Ndau gives up on parliamentary race, backing female aspirant

Ntcheu central leguslator Reverend Malison Ndau says he will not contest during the 2019 parliamentary elections, saying he wants to help a woman win the seat in solidarity with the 50:50 campaign.

Reverend Malison Ndau: Paving way for new MP

Ndau, a former Minister of Information in the Peter Mutharika 20-member cabinet has surprised many with his decision, as he has only been a member of parliament for the area for a five year one term only.

“I want to give a chance to women, I want to pave way for a women and I will support them,” he said.

It was not immediately known as to who exactly Ndau wants to support.

Ndau said he is happy that he had accomplished most of his campaign promises, though he said, some of them have to be completed by his successor.

Joyce Chitsulo, executive director of Tsogolo Langa, one of the orgabisations that make up the 50:50 campaign applauded Ndau for “making a bold” decision to support women.

“This is very rare, this is a very bold decision very few people can make,” she said.

Ndau was sacked as Information minister and was replaced by Nicholas Dausi.

He then joined the United Transformation Movemenrt (UTM) led by vice president Saulos Chilima who broke ranks with the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), a party that sponsored him to the office of the vice president.

Ndau has been the target of DPP attacks at his home in Ntcheu because of his association with the UTM.

 

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Hard Truth
Hard Truth
2 years ago

Malison Ndau, your constituency is a stronghold of DPP and you know that. Don’t be afraid of losing to the DPP candidate lol. Please contest. It appears to me that you made a decision to damp DPP for UTM without taking into account the political needs of your constituents. Your constituents are DPP and there is no way you can sway them.

Tenzi Mzungu
Tenzi Mzungu
2 years ago

UTM is composed of failed politicians

SONG OF THE DRUNKARD
SONG OF THE DRUNKARD
2 years ago

EVEN MADALA MADALAWA
SHOULD JUST CONCEDE DEFEAT —THE HEAT WAVE /STORM IS VERY VERY HOT/TOUCH ON
THE GROUND –EVEN NTABA /DAUSI AND THE REST KNOW ABOUT THIS

Jamax
Jamax
2 years ago

Abusa zikomo kwambili chifukwa cha kuzichepesa komatu dera lanu anthu amakudandaulani zedi simunakwanilitse zomwe anthu amafuna,,,, komanso dera limeli ndilokhazikika muchipani cha DPP, ndipo kusintha komwe munachita kunakhumudwitsa anthu ambili. Anyway sush is life tiyeni tsopano tiyambe kuchita ma open air meetings ofalitsa uthenga wa Ambuye by doing this you shall be richly blessed than to be a politician – remember politics is full of EVIL.

Nzika ya Malawi
Nzika ya Malawi
2 years ago

Sizimenezonso achule inu!! DPP nkanyama kanji? Mwayesa inu ambuyanu akukakamira mpando ngakhale akuona kuti akulephera chifukwa chofuna kukwakwatula komaliza osafuna kusiyira ena. Bodza lanu lopanda nalo manyazilo simupita nalo patali ndipo musekedwa. Why not give where credit is due?

mcp 2019 boma
mcp 2019 boma
2 years ago

the man has offered nothing and knows he will fall shamelessly. I was at wanyemba last week one of the sites in his area, and the v/h of the area plainly told me that the man has not fufild his promises

Patrick Phiri
Patrick Phiri
2 years ago

Ndau has seen that he cannot win against powerful DPP

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