Stop using State House money for DPP functions — Trapence

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) national deputy chairperson Gift Trapence has told President Peter Mutharika to stop using State House for partisan Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) functions, saying this was illegal.

The DPP fundraising event at Zomba State House

Trapence said this after Mutharika hosted his ruling party cadres at Zomba State House for a fundraising event for the DPP in the Eastern Region.

“The party can find a private place for such partisan events, say they can book hotels but not using the State House, this is abuse of tax payer’s money. The house was built using tax payer money and it is rehabilitated using tax payer money,” said Trapence.

He said DPP continues to abuse public resources for partisan errands, saying the party continues to use government vehicles to ferry supporters for partisan political rallies.

“He (the president) is breaking the law. There is a red line between government and party functions,” said Trapence.

The activist therefore said there should be a law which should outlaw the use of government resources be it residences or vehicles for partisan political errands.

“We don’t want our leaders to continue abusing public resources,” said Trapence.

On accusations by Mutharika that the opposition and civil rights activists have failed to oust him from power through demonstrations, Trapence said peaceful demonstrations are Constitutional rights of every Malawian.

“Even if we do it every day, there is no problem as long as we follow the law,” he said.

Trapence then said another demonstration is in the offing should Mutharika fail to respond to the petition which the civil society organisations presented to the Office of the President and Cabinet.

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Peter
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What do you expect from the guy who sleeps with his fellow man. The idiotic Trapence

matela
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matela

when will Malawians respect each other

Patrick Phiri
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Patrick Phiri

Whose vehicles do Speaker, Leader of opposition and VP SKC use when going to address their party rallies? This guy called Trapence must be told in clear terms. He is a disgrace to the NGO community.

Patrick Phiri
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Patrick Phiri

This stupid Trapence was quiet when JB used state house for weddings of her relative. Fuck off.

Bingu wa Mutharika
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Bingu wa Mutharika

Trapence uzingopanga zamathanyula zako ndi Mtambo uko, mphono zazikuluzo

Noxy
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Trapence is DPP hater always looks for DPP faults.He is suffering from DPP disease.

Mulopwana
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Mulopwana

A Trapence mbuli yeni yeni. Which University did you go to? You seem to be a dull guy.

Timve
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Timve

Iwe unapita university itiyo? Simagulu akuma community college ophunzira kuotcha makala aja inu?

Ndika
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Ndika

Nanu a Timve ndinu odontha eti? Kusapota zautsiruzo?

Timve
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Timve

Iweyo ukuwona kuti pali nzeru kumapangira fundraising ya DPP ku state house?

Mtengowaminga
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Munthu wopusa kwambiri Trapence yu. Saziwa chomwe akuyankhula

Pathfinder
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Pathfinder

Bububu Mchona Maliseche ndi chizete ndithu

Chiswa B
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Chiswa B

Extend this to this boy as well. He goes to his party functions in government vehicles. Why aren’t you mentioning this if you really are objective in your criticism? Otherwise it’s out of your pure hatred for this group and person

Gene
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Gene

Awa a chi na Trapence ndi Mtambo what they know best ndikupisa kotulukira zoipa basi.

Name
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Name

Mmmm pure hatred….Chimwa mowa chanucho misonkhani sapangira ku state house

Timpudza Mwansambo
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Timpudza Mwansambo

Uprofesa wa maliseche ndiokaikitsa ndithu. Mukuti muthu woti anaphunzira ndi kuphunzitsa law sakudziwa kuti kupangira fundraising ya chipani ku state house ndi mlandu? Chiphwisi Cha munthu gogoyu ndithu

wayekha wayekha
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wayekha wayekha

iweso ndiwe opusa amene akuwasapota kaya amakunyambita kumatako konyelerela ndikamwa mwinaso umve kupitiliria mkukunyambita mbolo aleke mathanyula awowo peterso azasiya kuchitila misonkhano ku state house

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