UTM running mate barnstorms Mangochi: Usi decries under-develpoment

UTM Party vice-president Micheal Usi, who is also running-mate to UTM presidential candidate Dr Saulos Chilima in the May 21 tripartite elections, has decried the state of under-development in the lakeshore district of Mangochi despite the fact that the district has massive promise and potential to become a beautiful city and bustling commercial hub.

UTM running mate Usi addressing people at Makawa in Mangochi
UTM patron Masangwi addressing people at Makawa in Mangochi
UTM crowds in Mangochi
UTM rally in Mangochi
UTM crowds in Mangochi

Speaking when he addressed a massively patronized political rally at Makawa Trading centre after conducting successful Imbizos of Mangochi City Central Constituency, Usi said it is sad that Mangochi is still very poor and suffering under the weight of poverty when it has the right combination of elements to be a rich district given the right investment.

“I have been to a lot of countries around the world and most of the development takes place along large bodies of water such as oceans, rivers and lakes.

“In fact many of the largest airports in the world are constructed close to oceans and lakes. I was recently in Jordan and seen the development that is bustling along river Jordan. It is therefore frustrating to note that Mangochi seems to be stuck somewhere in the middle, without a proper plan for development,” said Usi, attracting applause.

He added that the combination of flat land; fresh waters from Lake Malawi and a beautiful people with beaming smiles should have spurred government into action to create a conductive environment for investment in areas such as tourism, farming and food processing in Mangochi.

“This is the reason why the UTM government will prioritize investment in agriculture through concepts like mega-farms and fish processing as well as tourism to spur economic development and generate wealth not only for the people of Mangochi but for Malawi as a country through foreign exchange earnings,” added Usi

He told the people that with the UTM government, the people of Mangochi will have a true friend who does not lie like the way the current government is lying to the people of the district and to all Malawians.

He said since President Peter Mutharika took the mantle of running government in 2014, there has been a litany of broken promises around issues of subsidy fertilizer that benefits all farmers.

Usi said the current government has failed in the field of delivery of critical services such as drugs in hospitals construction of quality public infrastructure and the delivery of quality education.

“As a result people of Mangochi are suffering like they do not have a government,” said Usi.

Speaking earlier when Usi made a stopover at his compound, Senior Group Village Headman Nsini said people in his area have been attracted by UTM because of its good policies.

He said people now know that UTM is the only political party that will bail them out of poverty.

“Some of us know you Dr Usi and we know the type of development that you have been able to initiate in other areas through ADRA.

“We therefore expect to benefit from that type of development here in Mangochi after May 21 when you take over government,” said the chief.

Other stops were made at Group Village Chisambanope and Nthundu in the area of Group Village Headman Chipalamawanga.

All the chiefs urged UTM to ensure that it should walk its talk when it takes over government after the tripartite elections.

Other speakers during the tour were UTM Patron, Noel Masangwi; Chairman of the UTM presidential campaign, Felix Njawala, Chairperson of Mangochi business community, Al-Haji Kambulile and Regional Governor for the Eastern region Al-Haji Sande.

In his speech at Makawa main rally, Masangwi said UTM under the leadership of Dr Saulos Chilima has the best interest of Malawians at heart, and urged the people not to make a mistake of voting the same failed political parties but to vote for Chilima as President plus a UTM Member of Parliament as well as Ward Councilor.

He deplored the tendency of voting for the same people although they are not doing anything to develop the area.

“This should be the year of transformation; this should be the year of change. We cannot expect development to come to Mangochi if we keep doing the same things and expecting things to change. This time my brothers and sisters let us embrace change through the UTM so that social economic development should be fast-tracked here in Mangochi,” said Masangwi.

Taking his turn, Njawala said the UTM plan to develop this country is comprehensive and unrelenting, and it is the reason why so many Malawians are turning to the party to rescue them from the doldrums of poverty and shame.

He welcomed scores of defectors from People’s Party (PP), led by their District Governor, Alick Adam Alllay who have joined UTM following the decision by the party’s President, Joyce Banda, to endorse MCP’s Lazarus Chakwera as presidential candidate in the forthcoming elections.

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Malamula

Ife Achiyawo mmene zafikapa timati Ayishoshe alikonye, UTM Wooooooooyeeeeeeeeeeeeee. Wina azathawiranso kunja chaka chino , maskafu paphewa , kodi simuona kulemera < Aaaaaaaaaa, zovuta kwambiri.

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Malamula

Zikomo a Malawi anzanga, ndasangalala ndi anzanga akuno ku Mangochi , kumeneko ndiye kubwera. Funso langa madzulo ano ndiloti : a DPP akumanena kuti tikampeza munthu wogulisa Achialabino timugwire ndipo atiululire kumene amagulisa kapena amene amagula anthu amenewa , kodi anthu amane anawagwira kale osawafunsa iwowo bwanji ? Nyuzi yalero pa 22/03/2019 mwalembedwa nkhani yoti bambo wina wamangidwa chifukwa chofuna kugulisa mwana wake , bwanji osamfunsa amaneyo kumne ankafuna kukagulisa mwanayo. Inu ndine tikanena kuti amane akugula achialabino ndikuwadziwa , azatimanganso , kwenikweni chimene a DPP akufuna ndichani ? Malangizo anga kwa inu a UTM , musalimbane ndikupanga kampeni mtauni… Read more »

McDonwell Makuwila
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McDonwell Makuwila

Your VOTE, your CHOICE, your VOICE

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Ankhwinda

Pitilizani lmbizo pang’onopang’ono mukuwayandikila anthu akumudzi ndi zomwe zikufunika osagwa phwayi nthawi yatha iyi

namatetule
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Problem is that Ayao kubelekana kwambiri so izi sizingatukula mabanja or district or dziko. Everyday they worry what to feed 15 children let alone what to dress them- asanaganize zowatumiza ku school

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Namatetule, iwe ngati m’Malawi, kuyankhula ngati kumeneku sibwino. We need to respect one another. If another group is breeding more than yours, then this is not your personal problem. You don’t feed any of them.
I can be of any tribe, however, I am a loving Malawian who grew up with Yaos, Tumbukas, Ngoni, Lomwe, Chitonga and I respect them all. So, I urge you to go back to your village and ask your mama or papa to teach you properly before leaving your little town.

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UTM Boma

Tamuuzeni, sadziwa kuyankhula

Mirella K
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Mirella K

Ndipo which Mtundu subelekana kwambiri ku Malawi? How many are Chewas and Lhomwes compared to Yaos? Zauchitsiru basi

Moni
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Moni

Chifukwa amakoma, mumati a zii ngati inu mungabereke?

Amgwagwa
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UTM!!!!! Ndatitu UTM!!!!!!!! BOMA ILOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Necessary Noiz
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Necessary Noiz

Kuti bu!!!!!!

mulumuzana
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mulumuzana

we from UTM are not seeking another chance for most of these politicians are seeking another chance.tikudzakonza nyansi zonsezi…ngati mwalemba anthu awiri ntchito …wina otsogolera ndikumamutuma nzakeyu, winayo otumidwa basi…nde pazifukwa zake utumai waleka kumutuma otumidwayo koma inu mukuwalipila malipilo awiriwa…..kodi olakwitsa pa awiriwa ndani???tsono chaka chino tingochotsa otumayo ndikumupatsa mphamvu otumidwayu basi….tikufuna anthu oti akatigwirire ntchito osati anthu oti akuzimva ubwana namawina zisankho zisanachitike…ndamvetsedwa kuti ku mangochi konse nonse mwadzuka …zikomo for keeping it UTM……U T M moto moto moto kuti buuuuuuuu

Linda
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Linda

Tianthu 10 basi

kavibangwa
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kavibangwa

zakuvuta linda uzimangirira chaka chake ndi chino hahahahahaha

Amgwagwa
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Iwetu zikuvuta!!!!heheheheheheheh mmasomo udayamba khungu ati!?

Mbagwezi
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Mbagwezi

The message is still going across Linda

Necessary Noiz
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Necessary Noiz

koma umaziwa kuwelenga iweyo?

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Patrick Mbewe

Hehehehede ulu. Ma fone a china manje akudula ma picture. Zovu zedi
Linda AKA Ben Phiri wabweranso pano,? Kumasuzumula zoona

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Mr Malawi

UTM boma…wake up malawians enawa awa angofuna maudindo they dont wish good malawians

UTM Last Born wa DPP of UDF
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UTM Last Born wa DPP of UDF

Tell yourself that