High turn out for Malawi’s May 21 polls


By Gloria M’bwana

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-There is high turn out of Malawians across the country itching to cast their votes in electing new political leaders.

According to our correspondents in some parts of the country says as early as 4am people were already on polling centres.

This despite minor anomalies voters are facing including missing of names on voters roll but many are being help to cast their votes.

Our correspondent in Lilongwe, Gloria M’bwana disclosed that as early as 4am voters were already at Nankhaka ward in Lilongwe City center

In an interview with Malawi Electrical Commission ( MEC) residing officer Theodola Chatsika says that ” We have a peaceful elections here with no violence and everything is going very well without disturbance”.

“Of course at the first there was slow motion because people were ignorant on the electoral process stages , of which right now everything is on track and people are able to manage all the voting process steps” says Chatsika.

Addressing the news conference at tally centre in Blantyre this morning Malawi Electrical Commission ( MEC) Chairperson Dr. Jane Ansah encourages Malawians to dial *2019# as a tool of helping people to Know them the right place to vote.

About 6.8 million Malawians are expected to cast their votes whose results will be announced within eight days.