UTM convention set for December: All positions up for grabs

The country’s newly registered political party, UTM, has announced that it will hold its first elective convention in December at a venue to be communicated later.

Chilima: We will go through democratic process of electing leaders

Vice President Saulos Chilima, whom UTM has been promoting his presidential, bid in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections since he ditched the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in June, disclosed at a public rally in Salima on Sunday that the convention is on next month,

“Next month, we will hold an executive convention and very soon we will announce the venue and actual date of the elections. All seats are up for grabs,” said Chilima, who is also the country’s Vice-President. .

“We are going to announce soon a list of positions that will be up for grabs.”

UTM spokesperson Joseph Chidanti Malunga said the convention venue will be announced to members 21 days before the date.

He said during its five-month existence, UTM has established structures in every district nationwide.

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4 years ago

enanu mulibe mfundo what is hardtalk nonsense mumafuna azinyoza a bwana ake

4 years ago

You kidding? Who in the right mind set can challenge Chilima for the position of leader, and win. There is nobody with leadership qualities there; and Chilima doesn’t have them either. Moreover, he’s made it abundantly clear, by his actions, that UTM is his personal (bus) company. Angowufuna mpando wononawo for prestige basi. Articulate to us credible rationale – not because the high unemployment rate in Malawi presents to him as a challenge to create a million jobs in one year (paraphrasing here BBC HARDtalk interview with Zaina Badawi) That interview must still sting Chilima. Malawians need credible and data… Read more »

4 years ago

Zabwino zones new born UTM kubadwa ndi mkokomo!! koma wina aliladi

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