UTM to unveil manifesto on official elections campaign launch March 20  — Chilima

UTM Party president Dr. Saulos Chilima has revealed that the party will launch its elections manifesto once Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) officially opens the campaign period set to be March 20, 60 days before polling on May 21 2019.

Chilima: UTM manifesto to be launched during the start of official campaign period

Chilima disclosed this  after staging UTM’s first ever major political rally in the Northern Region District of Mzimba following a number of whistle stops rallies in the region this week.

According to Chilima, his party’s first political campaign rally is where they intend to unpack what the party has kept in store for Malawians.

Some of the already known promises are creation of one million jobs in the first year of holding office, fighting and ending corruption, making sure Malawians are enjoying three meals a day among others.

Chilima  also promised to revive the agriculture sector and make fertiliser  affordable instead of promoting subsidies which he said do not benefit all Malawians.

On fertiliser subsidy programme, Chilima said UTM would abolish the system because it was merely duping Malawians into believing their government cared for them.

“The fertiliser subsidy programme has reached childish levels and it has become an insult to Malawians and traditional leaders. You cannot divide a 50kg bag of fertilise between 10 households to apply to one acre of maize and expect people to feed themselves,” he said.

Chilima said his administration would make fertiliser affordable for smallholder farmers to buy what they require and not expect handouts from anyone.

But he would not say the price UTM would peg fertiliser at claiming the incumbent administration has tended to implement his plans hastily to the detriment of ordinary Malawians.

“People should be economically empowered to build own houses and feed themselves. Free things bring ridicule and shame to a person,” Chilima said.

Meanwhile, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) becomes the first political party to launch its manifesto.

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Mapwiya
Mapwiya
2 years ago

Kutha kwa Saulosi uku. After may 21 UTM yathera pompo

sato
sato
2 years ago

Pena pake zimandimvetsa chisoni ndikamaona ndikumva anthu akumayelekeza kuti MCP iwina Zisankho. Tiyeni tione mmene MCP yachitira pofuna kukopa anthu. MCP yikumachititsa rally kukadera kumene akudziwa kuti ali ndi sapoti monga ku MonkeyBay, KuMzimba Sololá mwaena. Kumene ayesera kupita mosatsatira kuti candidate wawo wadya moto ma rally kapena ma whistle stop tour awo akhala wopanda chikoka. Izi ndizimene zikuwadwalitsa mutu a MCP akaona ku UTM. Nyumba mwako mukakhala mosasesa solution yake siyotenga zinyalala kukayika mwamnzako kuti mufanane.

SONA
SONA
2 years ago
Reply to  sato

Chilima is going nowhere …whether you like it or not

amigo
amigo
2 years ago
Reply to  SONA

z going to statehouse bwana

SONA
SONA
2 years ago
Reply to  sato

You might be right….but observe your strength properly …don’t be fooled like JB, Atupele in 2014….
If crowd was a measure 2014 JB would have won with land slide…if crowd was the measure in 2017 by elections DPP would have won all the seats….
Please be carefull save your life don’t commit suicide on 22 May…

VOTER
VOTER
2 years ago

EMPTY TINS MAKE LOTS OF NOISE

kalulu wadwala
kalulu wadwala
2 years ago

Too many haters of SKC just proves that he is the real deal. This boy is quality at its best. Speak ill. Castigate him. SKC will remain SKC. An achiever. Batuwani adani ake.
Nothing he can copy from MCP the party of death and darkness. Mwatola mu Arab mufuna ndalama za magazi

Silent Observer
Silent Observer
2 years ago

Awa zambiri amakopela za MCP. vomelezani baba kuti MCP ndi deal

Biiiiiii
2 years ago

Nanuso kuyiwala sanga, lero kokoliko, kwacha!!!!!!!!!! zaziiiiiii

Silent Observer
Silent Observer
2 years ago
Reply to  Biiiiiii

Stay in the past brother. Many people have moved on .Inu nkhani yanu ndi ya 1993 ino ndi 2019. Things will never be the same as it was 25 years ago

Silent Observer
Silent Observer
2 years ago
Reply to  Biiiiiii

Ndipo a Malawi sazayiwala zimene anachita Saulosi kubera sizankho za 2014. Pano mukuti he is a genius serious guys?

Chingaipe
Chingaipe
2 years ago

Where was MCP when he was stealing the votes? Sleeping during elections ? kkkkk

MBUMBA
MBUMBA
2 years ago

THIS ARE JUST NOISE MAKERS…WHO SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY

bwanji
2 years ago
Reply to  MBUMBA

mwakhala kunja zaka ndiwe mu Malawidi iwe?

Phido
Phido
2 years ago
Reply to  bwanji

Mmalawi weni weni okonda dziko lake sagavotere SKC. Akudzitama kuti ndi dolo po bela sisankho. This is not what Malawians want for Gods sake

Addi Innocent
2 years ago

Man of the moment, viva SKC

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