Things Fall apart in MCP: Msowoya suspended

Written by  Our Reporter

Dust is failing to settle in the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) as Party President Lazarus Chakwera has suspended his first vice president Richard Msowoya and General Secretary Gustave Kaliwo.

MCP first Vice President Richard Msowoya on suspension MCP first Vice President Richard Msowoya on suspension

During MCP NEC meeting in Lilongwe on Sunday, some top party officials like Msowoya, who is also Speaker of the National Assembly, did not attend on grounds that concerns, he, Kaliwo and three others, raised in the letter addressed to Chakwera were not addressed.

Recently, Msowoya, Kaliwo, second vice party president Macdonald Lombola, Deputy SG James Kaunda and Tony Kandiero wrote a letter to Chakwera accusing him of flouting the party's constitution.

However, some political commentators have cast doubt if the resolution will address the squabbles rocking the party.


Meanwhile, it has emerged that some senior members of MCP NEC were not aware of the meeting the party President Lazarus Chakwera called for on Sunday afternoon. These include Kaliwo, Felix Jumbe and the party publicity secretary Jessie Kabwila.

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