By: Our reporter
The ruling Malawi Congress Party (MCP) officials in the north said their party will grab all three seats in 26 March, councillors by-elections in Karonga.
MCP chairperson for Karonga district Emmanuel Nkhoma as well as vice chairperson for northern region, Uchizi Mkandawire said this to the media on Tuesday.
Mkandawire said his party will also get massive votes for its presidential candidate, Dr. Lazarus Chakwera in north as well as others seats.
The Karonga south legislator, Uchizi Mkandawire told the media that his party is too strong and attractive to the voters hence the development.
“I can say it without favor or fear, MCP will make another history coming by-elections in Karonga. We are going to win all the seat with landslide. MCP and Chakwera are the only loved by the voters in the north north,” said Mkandawire.
On his part, Nkhoma rubbished report that his party has lost morale in the district and that it will lose the by-elections.
“Don’t be deceived, if you want I can support you as journalists to have your independent survey about our party’s popularity on the ground. Karonga as well as the whole north north region are full of MCP blood,” added Nkhoma.
Northern region according to MCP consist of three districts namely Karonga, Rumphi and Chitipa.
The councillors by-elections in Karonga comes after the wards were declared vacant by the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) following court conviction of the three councillors last year.
The three vacant wards are Rukulu, Chilanga and Kaporo.
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