By Chalo Mvula
The member of parliament for Rumphi Central Mcdowel Aaron Chidumba Mkandawire has joined Malawi Congress Party. He was welcomed by MCP secretary general Catherine Gotani Hara in Mzuzu at the mega rally conducted by the Tonse alliance
Gotani Hara said the ruling DPP time is up and the party has failed not only to develop Malawi but to develop the Northern Region as well. She said most of the developments in the north were done by the late Bingu Wa Mutharika but the current DPP regime has only made empty promises to the people of Malawi. She then announced the new members that have decided to joined the party.
Chidumba Mkandawire won Rumphi as an independent candidate but later joined the ruling DPP. He has now jumped ship and has officially joined Malawi Congress Party. He defeated Aford President Enock Chihana in last year’s Parliamentary elections
Others who have also joined the party include Carlton Sichinga who was UDF treasurer General , Mrs Chirambo and Mr Mumba who was former ambassador in China and was a DPP member. MCP president Welcomed the four leaders to the party