Ntaba hits at Chakwera for demanding resignation of two ministers over K4bn funds: ‘MCP president is ignorant’

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice-president (Central Region) Dr Hetherwick Ntaba has  attacked leader of opposition and Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera, accusing him of  acting ignorantly for demanding  Finance Minister Goodall Gondwe and Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa  to voluntarily resign over the  distribution of the contentious K4 billion to members of Parliament (MPs).

Ntaba:  MCP leader acted out of ignorance

Thotho speaks of their defection

Chakwera also  demanded that the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) investigates the two ministers.

The leader of opposition suspects that the allocation of K40 million each to 86 MPs was a kick-back for not supporting the Electoral Reforms Bills.

“It is no secret that government, through the Finance minister, was caught red-handed in the act of flouting procedures and violating the law in the acquisition and distribution of K4 billion earmarked for the development of the whole nation,” Chakwera said.

But speaking at a DPP political rally held at Mponela 1 Primary School in  Dowa district on Sunday, Ntaba it was a sign of ignorance for Chakwera to demand for the resignation of the two ministers  over allegations that the money was stolen and given to MPs when, in fact, he knew it was meant for constituency development.

Ntaba refuted that the funding was given to lawmakers for voting against electoral reform bill.

“We in the DPP refute that the money was for political corruption. The claim is unfounded and malicious,” said Ntaba.

He wondered why the leader of opposition himself had accepted to receive the money for his constituency if he indeed knew it was stolen.

“Let me make it clear that the money did not go to Members of Parliament as individuals; the plan was that each constituency should get K40 million for development starting with 86 constituencies with the rest to get their share in June,” he said.

Ntaba said because of ignorance, some opposition members did not understand when the finance minister wanted that to be ratified.

He  accused Chakwera of being power hungry.

But Chakwera said Gondwe made five bad decisions by making contradictory statements on the source of funding, to unilaterally decide that the development funds should be allocated to less than half of the country’s constituencies, to allocate the funds in clandestine fashion, and with no accountability to the august House, and to hide the criteria government used to allocate the funds.

MCP deputy secretary general Einshower Mkaka  has since laughed off DPP’s attack as unwarranted.

During the Dowa rally,  over 500 hundred Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Peoples Party (PP) supporters defected to DPP, citing lack of good leadership in their parties against a development oriented and visionary leadership in the ruling party as reasons.

One of the defectors, Omar Thotho, expressed excitement for joining the DPP.

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Ntaba ndiwolephera pa ndale. Mmalo mothokoza kuti APM anamutola atadzikanda ndi umphawi, pano he is busy fooling DPP, while he is establishing DPP parallel structures in the Central Region. Watch out DPP, you are dealing ndi njoka.


Computer ifunika reformatting iyi, analogue system kkkkkkkk vs digital Chakwera.


Ntaba Ntaba Ntaba, a wise man will keep quiet when he knows he is in a mess. Defending what is clearly wrong move will not help matters. These strategies worked the other day but not now. May 2019 is fast approaching instead of cleaning your house you busy adding more mess, shame.


Koma mwachimva chinantindi cha anthu chomwe chasamuka ku zipani za mcp ndi pp kupita ku chipani cholamula cha dpp? osamongolubwalubwa apa agalu inu.


Tere mukukhululupilira zimenezi? Inunso mwatani ngati mwabadwa lero. DPP has used this gimmick since its inception. Akufuna kunamiza anthu kuti DPP ili ndi chikoka. Inateronso before chisankho chapa 17 October, 2017. These are useless gimmicks that can not work today.




98% of Ntaba’s statements are lies


Palibe chanzeru chomwe mbava, za DPP zinganene pa nkhani ya 4 billion kwacha, mwatitola, anthu akuba inu. Mukukhala ngati mukulankhula ndi ana a standard 1, tikumva kuwawa, mwatizunza, tiwonetsana………………….


. . . the party of plausible denial. Say it ain’t so, Joe.

Binnwell Kachikopa

Mtaba is a complete failure himself, a boot licker burnt on hypocricy hated by his own relatives because of being an educated salvage. He should be the last to talk about mcp and its impossible in dowa to talk of 500 people joining dpp, they were money hungry hullaballows who realised the cashgated dpp is splashing out money loosely for fear of extinction after loosing elctions in 2019. Mumwa madzi a manyi muwona! Mulakalaka kulowa mmayenje kapena mming’alu 2019 ino


Ntaba you are an idiot, that is why since you left MCP u MP ukukukanika, people know you. Can you tell your fellow idiots why 86 MPs were initially identified. You are the one who is ignorant take advantage of idiotic DPP followers to tell hem lies

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