Former president Bakili Muluzi celebrates his 81st birthday

By Chisomo Phiri

Former Malawi President Dr.Bakili Muluzi is today celebrating his 81st birthday.

Meanwhile, several people on social media are sending ‘Happy birthday wishes’ to the Malawi’s second president and father of democracy in Malawi.

Leonard Chimbanga writes:”Happy birthday to His Excellency the Former President Dr Bakili Muluzi.Wishing him good health and a long life.”

Frank Dickson writes:”Happy 81st Birthday to former president of the republic of Malawi HE. Dr. Bakili Muluzi ‘Achalume! Kuchitekete!’


“Age with grace, and may ALLAH continue to give you blessings in abundance.”

“Happy Birthday former head of state, Dr. Bakili Muluzi. Inu, Bakiliyo 81 years by today pamene pulofesa APM 85 years by today. Komatu pulofesa akuwoneka wachinyamatabe. It is part of life. Long live atcheya. And long live Adadi,” writes Zeliah Msopa.

Muluzi was born in 1943 in Machinga.

He is a Malawian politician who was President of Malawi from 1994 to 2004.

Muluzi was also chairman of the United Democratic Front (UDF) until 2009.

He succeeded Hastings Kamuzu Banda as Malawi’s president.

He also served in Banda’s cabinet as minister without portfolio, before retiring in 1980.