Thursday, July 23, 2009

Malawians have confidence in Bingu

The Deputy Minister of Information and Civic Education Kingsley Namakhwa says that the May 19th landslide victory by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is a clear testimony that Malawians have confidence and trust in the wise and dynamic leadership of His Excellency the State President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika.

Namakhwa was speaking in an exclusive interview to Malawi Digest in Malawi commercial capital, Blantyre where he was on a civic education tour in Blantyre City Central Constituency.

Speaking soon after addressing a civic education rally at Ndirande Community Centre Hall, Namakhwa said that the outcome of this year’s Presidential and Parliamentary polls speaks volumes of how much Malawians love and trust their leader, Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika.

“The DPP won parliamentary seats in all the regions of the country and the presidential vote result for our beloved Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika was just overwhelming,” said the deputy minister.

The youthful minister said that following the DPP victory and that of Ngwazi Dr Mutharika, the country is assured of better developments for the next 5 years.

“Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika has got a great vision for the people of this country that will see us moving increasingly from poverty to prosperity,” he said.

Speaking during the civic education rally he addressed in Blantyre City Central Constituency, Kingsley Namakhwa appealed to people in the area to conduct the by-elections in a peaceful atmosphere.

He told the huge crowd that turned up at Ndirande Community Centre Hall that time for politics of violence and castigation is over.

“As a Ministry of Information and Civic Education, our role is to encourage you the people of Ndirande to emulate what Malawians did on May 19th by campaigning and voting in a more peaceful and responsible manner,” said the deputy minister.

He said that time for hate speeches is over and that Malawians should now look at issues when it comes to elections.

“Let your aspiring candidates and you supporters co-exist peacefully for the sake of our good mother, Malawi,” he said.

According to Namakhwa, the Ministry of Information and Civic Education has embarked of an intensive civic education campaign in the two constituencies of Blantyre City Central and Zomba-Malosa where by-elections are scheduled to take place on August 14th.

He said the role of the ministry is to make sure that people in the two areas know the voting procedures and take part in the by-elections in a peaceful manner.

The ruling DPP aspiring parliamentary candidate in Blantyre City Central is Themba Mkandawire who many analysts have predicated is going to carry the day on 14th August – Malawi Digest.

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