Malawi former governing Peoples Party (PP) has formed a shadow Cabinet in Parliament.
The PP shadow Cabinet comprises 18 members and four deputies with leader of the party in National Assembly, Uladi Mussa named as spokesman for Home Affairs and Internal Security.
The party’s vice president (north), Harry Mkandawire, has been named as spokesman of Local Government and Rural Development.
Former Economic Planning Minister, Ralph Jooma, heads Finance and Economic Planning while lawyer Ralph Mhone has been appointed shadow minister of Justice.
Former foreign affairs minister Ephraim Mganda Chiume heads Labour and Human Resource Development, Dr. Patrick Makina is shadow minister of Health and Elderly Welfare while Kamlepo Kalua has been tasked with Natural Resources and Energy and his Dr. James Munthali, will head Agriculture and Irrigation .
Former president’s son and Zomba-Malosa MP, Roy Kachale Banda, has been given spokesman of Trade and Tourism.
Other shadow minister are Ilyas Karim for Transport and Public Works, Maquenda Chunga for Youth and Sports , Wallace Chawawa for Foreign Affairs, Wakuda Kamanga for Information, John Chikalimba for Defence, Munkhondia minister of Culture
The PP shadow Cabinet has three women, among them, Rachel Zulu for Minister of Gender, Agnes Nyalonje for Education and Beatrice Mwale for Lands and Housing.
The shadow cabinet has four deputy ministers, Malani Mtonga for National Unity, Noah Chimpeni for Infrastructure Development, Cassim Liguluwe, for Water and Patricia Nangozo Kainga for Energy and Mining.