As the opposition Malawi Congress Party continues its primary elections to elect representatives for the party in next year’s General election, Monday’s results has seen two notable incumbent MP lose the primaries.
The primaries in Kasungu West were of great interest as two incumbent MPs were contesting . The results at the primaries were : Jailos Bonongwe got 411 votes, Amon Nkhata got 85 , Makaka got 2 , Alex Major got 8 , Jendalala got 6 and Princilla got 7.
The incumbent for the area Alex Major was also the major casualty as the people in the area decided not to give him another mandate. Nkhata was a Member of Parliament for Kasungu Central. However he choose to try his luck in Kasungu West this time – in what many people thought was a strategic decision to pave way for Sam Kandondo Banda to go for Kasungu Central.