Mutharika appoints Kasaila leader of opposition: Forcing Nankhumwa to resign as DPP replaces Chipungu at Pan African Parliament

Former president and leader of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has directed the party to inform Speaker of Parliament that he has appointed  Nsanje central legislator Francis Kasaila to be the leader of opposition in Parliament replacing Kondwani Nankhumwa.

 Francis Kasaila flanked by Chimwemwe Chipungu : Things fall apart in DPP

Mutharika invited DPP politbruro to a meeting on Monday barely a week after the disciplinary committee of the party led by  George Chaponda,  Bright Msaka, Samuel Tembenu and Charles Mhango called off  what was supposed to be a hearing where Nankhumwa was summoned to answer allegations of insubordination and misconduct.

During the Mangochi, meeting which had Goodall Gondwe, Uladi Mussa and  Bright Msaka among others  agreed to remove Nankhumwa as leader of opposition.

The party also suggested to expel Nankhumwa from DPP, a decision which was shot down by other members.

Mutharika then delegated Goodall Gondwe to ask Nankhumwa to resign as leader of opposition as Kasaila is to take over.

Gondwe confirmed asking Nakhumwa to resign but said the Mulanje Central legislator told him he will consult the party’s parliamentary membership.

DPP administrative secretary and acting secretary Francis Mphepo and Vice president for east Bright Msaka have  since written the Speaker of Parliament Catherine Hara to inform her of the changes that Kasaila should become  leader of opposition.

Kasaila’s choice could prove to be a gamble as  he is waiting for  judgement in  a case which  Malawi Congress Party (MCP) contestant  for Nsanje Central disputed the 2019 parliamentary elections results . He could lose his seat.

DPP is currently sailing through troubled waters after losing the June 23 fresh polls to Tonse Alliance led by MCP’s Lazarus Chakwera.

Several camps have emerged with an aim to replace current Mutharika.

Meanwhile, DPP has replaced Chimwemwe Chipungu as its representation at the Pan African Parliament with Mangochi Central legislator Victoria Kingstone.

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Bandung Cincau
Bandung Cincau
27 days ago

Am enjoying the DPP drama and I pray that it continues. Munanyanya anthu a DPP zochitika. Keep dancing to the song you composed called Nyekhwee! Ife enjoying life in Tonse Alliance administration.

Mkanda Gudu
Mkanda Gudu
27 days ago
Reply to  Bandung Cincau

Enjoying indeed. Sometimes when one wakes up every morning post June 23, 2020 you start thinking may be is joke that DPP is no longer in administration

Melvin
Melvin
27 days ago

Welcome to the ‘Game Of Throne’.

chimbirajembe
27 days ago

What DPP is doing is very shameful. How can a big party like DPP fail to resolve its issues internally and come up with good solutions? At a time when you need numbers, you are busy fighting senseless battles among yourselves. The aim is to outsmart each other and take over from APM. Is DPP democratic anyway?

Fake Petros
Fake Petros
27 days ago
Reply to  chimbirajembe

The only uniting factor in DPP was money “from looting”. Now that thieves are out of government, kwasala ndi kulumana chonchi, mbuye angolira wawawaaaaaa!

DPP drama group
DPP drama group
28 days ago

This drama is very entertaining, we are going to have a good five years…. kikikikikikiki

the future Bill Gates
the future Bill Gates
27 days ago

😂😂 life life

Alamu Pumani Mwakalamba

Dpp inatha pa 23th June 2020. Bola udf inaphupha after Bingu dumped them in 2005. Bakili Muluzi traveled the whole country and was attracting masses. Can Ndikunyenyeni come and successful hold a rally. He is now busy kunyenya his own party.

ANZERU AKUMAWA
ANZERU AKUMAWA
28 days ago

siizi, ife tinanena. nakhumwa wadzibaya. ndale zake zathera apa. zaka zidakali 42. sukulu yochita kulumikiza; Maina osokonezeka. bible amayikumbuka akakhala ndi nkhani. tiziona. koma DPP ndichipani chachikulu; asova.

Zili bwino
Zili bwino
28 days ago

DPP ikutha ngati makatani 😘😘😘😘😘👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿 Hallelujah! Nyekhwe nyekhwe nyekhwe 🎉🎊🎈🎁

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
28 days ago

asiyeni abapandana ya ku pakamwa..
kkkk asankhe Chaponda azatibele zeni zeni cimanga. akamange mansion ina ku Zambia???
munthu onyasa ndi mmimba momwe uyu

Dambolangalu
Dambolangalu
28 days ago

Indeed, things are falling apart.How can you appoint someone who has a case to answer ? Please school me.

Zawela
Zawela
28 days ago
Reply to  Dambolangalu

Agree, it a move that in case he looses, Chaponda will take over.

A Bakha
A Bakha
28 days ago

A House of cards!

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