By Durell Namasani
Reports reaching our desk suggest former regional chairman in the north, in the then MCP government Robson Chirwa has passed away today.
Hon Robson Watayachanga Chirwa was Regional Minister for North and later Minister without Portfolio in The MCP ruled government.
Late Hon. Robson Chirwa was not feeling well for the past 3 weeks and admitted at his son’s hospital, Lilongwe Private Clinic Area 10
Robson Chirwa was also part of the famous presidential council in 1993, that included the late Gwanda Chakuamba who were assigned with the duties of running the country while the former head of state Kamuzu Banda was in hospital at Garden City in South Africa.He was born on 29th October 1931 in Mabulabo in Mzimba District. He entered in Parliament in 1971 and held several positions while in government including Minister of Trade and also became an admistrative secretary of the Malawi congress Party .
The Malawi Congress Party office says it is saddened with the passing of Hon. Chirwa who was a veteran for the party. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.