Uladi maintains he is still PP interim leader, suspension invalid

People’s Party Acting president Uladi Mussa  has  defiantly maintained that he is still at the helm of the party  as mandated by its constitution and that  a decision by an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of PP to suspend him is inconsequential.

Uladi Mussa: PP constitution mandates me 

Mussa was suspended by the  party’s highest decision-making body after he  launched an unexpected leadership challenge on the party’s leader Joyce Banda, declaring presidential aspirations in 2019 arguing Banda’s tenure has expired.

He said the party’s constitution gives him the mandate to run the affairs until the next convention when party delegates will elected new leaders.

Mussa maintained his position was not by appointment, but rather, constitutional.

“Then  it was just the two of us—me and [PP president] Joyce Banda after all had resigned. As such, according to the constitution, I automatically became the acting president. It is the constitution that mandated me,”  Mussa told a local newspaper.

According to the PP constitution, in the absence of the president for whatever reasons or due to incapacity or whenever the president wishes, the duties of the president shall be performed by the first vice-president.

Reads in part the PP constitution: “Or, in the absence or incapacity of both the president and the first vice-president, such duties shall be performed by the second vice-president, or in his absence, the third vice-president.”

But PP spokesperson Noah Chimpeni said Banda has taken over the leadership and will be guiding PP on roaming. in self-imposed exile in South Africa. She has beenoutside the country since the 2014 elections that removed her and the People’s Party from power.

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Nyatwa
Nyatwa
3 years ago

Osangoyamba Chanu chipani bwanji ngati mwaufunitsitsa u president

Jamax
Jamax
3 years ago

Mr Uladi u President ndemwaufuna ……… mwnia simukumvetsetsa akuti AKUCHOTSANI …. YOU HAVE BEEN FIRED by the PP NEC nanga mukuumilira bwanji????? kkkkkkkk!!!!!!! Inu mumayetsa chiani? …. From today you should know that POLITICS is a DIRTY GAME.

Nyasaland
Nyasaland
3 years ago

I have said this many times before and I will say it again today and will keep saying it, All and I mean all old guards, all geriatrics ( nkhalamba) need to retire from the Malawi political fabric. We need a new, young, vibrant, and progressive cadre of politicians who will take Malawi from the stagnation of 53 years to a vibrant economy that Malawi has the potential to be. All these geriatrics need to go their time has long been gone , they all have miserably failed Mother Malawi, we can do better! 2019 Vote Wisely, Vote Young!!!

Mika Kumbire
Mika Kumbire
3 years ago

Useless argument. The PP Party is on the list of personal assets for Joyce Banda. It’s tool to be used in fighting for her survival. She doesn’t plan to win the presidency again.

Mbwyiye
3 years ago

Timve ziti dzulo ndikupita ku Khoti, lero ndine President

Biti Joni
Biti Joni
3 years ago

Akatero change akufuna kusintha ma net osati magolo

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