Renowned academic Imuran Shareef Mahomed Joins AFORD

By Chisomo Phiri

The country’s renowned academic and strategist Dr. Imuran Shareef Mahomed is now Alliance for Democracy (AFORD) member.

Dr. Shareef, who is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Malawi (UNIMA) announced joining AFORD on Saturday.

Speaking to journalists, the academic expressed excitement to have joined AFORD.

Enock Chihana and Timothy Mtambo welcoming Dr. Imuran Shareef Mahomed

“AFORD is the only party with full capacity to liberate Malawians from an inferno of political and socio-economic quagmires. That’s why I have joined it” he said.

In his welcoming remarks, AFORD President Enock Chihana said the joining of Dr. Shareef into AFORD is a big plus as the party prepares for next year’s national elections.

He said with regard to the portfolios Dr. Shareef has served in Malawi, AFORD is optimistic that the former Public Affairs Committee(PAC) and Muslim Association of Malawi(MAM) Secretary General will greatly strengthen the party further with his knowledge and experience.

Dr.Shareef possesses LLB from Madina University, Masters in Comparative Law from Malaysia, Doctorate of Philosophy and Literature from University of Johannesburg (2005).