Minister Moses Kunkuyu declares interest in MCP first vice presidency

By Twink Jones Gadama

Minister of Information and Digitalization Moses Kunkuyu has announced his intention to run for the position of First Vice President for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) during the upcoming elective conference in August.

This declaration comes as Kunkuyu welcomed former MASM CEO Sydney Chikoti into the party at the MCP regional office in Blantyre.

Kunkuyu, who previously served as a member of Parliament for Blantyre City South Constituency, expressed his commitment to advancing President Lazarus Chakwera’s vision and the interests of the MCP.

With the upcoming elections in 2025, Kunkuyu’s bid for the First Vice Presidency signals a shift in the party leadership and sets the stage for a potentially transformative period for the MCP.

Moses Kunkuyu

As a seasoned politician and former government official, Kunkuyu brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table.

His background in Information and Digitalization could also prove to be an asset as the party looks to adapt to the changing landscape of Malawian politics and governance.

Kunkuyu’s decision to throw his hat into the ring demonstrates a strong desire to play a key role in shaping the future direction of the MCP and the country as a whole.

The MCP elective conference in August will be a crucial moment for the party as it sets the stage for the 2025 elections.

The selection of leadership positions, including the First Vice President, will be pivotal in determining the party’s strategy and approach moving forward. Kunkuyu’s candidacy adds another dimension to the race and promises to inject new energy and ideas into the leadership of the MCP.

In his address at the MCP regional office in Blantyre, Kunkuyu emphasized his dedication to serving the party and the people of Malawi.

He spoke passionately about President Chakwera’s vision for the country and expressed his commitment to working towards its realization.

Kunkuyu’s reputation as a dedicated public servant and a principled politician could help garner support for his candidacy and rally MCP members around his campaign.

With the support of influential figures within the MCP, such as Sydney Chikoti, Kunkuyu’s bid for the First Vice Presidency is off to a strong start.

Chikoti’s endorsement of Kunkuyu signals a growing momentum behind his candidacy and suggests that he may have the backing of key party insiders.

As the campaign heats up in the coming months, Kunkuyu will need to build on this support and make a compelling case for why he is the best candidate for the job.

The MCP has a long and storied history in Malawian politics, having played a prominent role in the struggle for independence and democracy.

As the party looks towards the future, leaders like Moses Kunkuyu will be crucial in shaping its direction and ensuring its continued relevance in the fast-evolving political landscape.

Kunkuyu’s bid for the First Vice Presidency represents a turning point for the MCP and a chance to usher in a new era of leadership and vision for the party.

As the race for the First Vice Presidency heats up, all eyes will be on Moses Kunkuyu and his campaign to see how he navigates the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

With a strong track record of public service and a clear vision for the MCP’s future, Kunkuyu has positioned himself as a formidable contender for the position.

The MCP elective conference in August promises to be a defining moment for the party, and Kunkuyu’s candidacy adds an exciting new chapter to the party’s history.