Winiko dares Chakwera Tonse administration

BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-The Maravi Post readers across the country and those in diaspora have voted Bon Kalindo popularly known as Winiko as the personality of the year, 2021.

The voting process that took place from 24 December 24 to December 31, 2021 attracted numerous people’s attention who massively flocked to Maravi Post Facebook page to vote for their candidate.

According to the majority of the voters who voted for Kalindo, he won the hearts of many Malawians after leading Anti-government protests across the country demanding the leadership of the country to fulfill the campaign promises amid economic crisis that led to unbearable rise in cost of living for Malawians.

Former United Transformation Movement (UTM) National Director of youth and comedian fearlessly and courageously called out government for failing to address the socio-economic challenges that had been rocking the country.

Not long before his mass protests, the country’s leadership responded to some of his petitions such as reduction in tollgate fees to name a few.

The other nominees, Martha Chizuma and Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda also scooped a considerable number of votes after leading the war against crime across the country.

On voting, about 5,778 Maravi Post readers, followers participated in the polls that each vote was treated equally but only single vote was calculated from an individual.

Attorney General Thabo Chakaka who replaced Chikosa Silungwe was appointed about four month before the end of the year 2021 and prior to that, Nyirenda worked with Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) as the central bank’s legal counsel.

He has led the country in fight against illegal acts while fighting for the rights of Malawians.

On the other end, Chizuma became Malawi’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director in the early months of the year 2021 after she successfully led the office Ombudsman where among several of her accomplishments, she exposed numerous illegal dealing in public office and unearthed several corrupt acts.

She was also named Anti-Corruption Champion by the United State’s Department of State after demonstrating leadership, courage, and impact in preventing, exposing and combating corruption.

Maravi Post Managing Editor Elwin Mandowa lauded the general public for participating in the voting, ” We don’t take the public participation in our daily work. Maravi Post is people’s online paper. Therefore, their paper will do more impartial and objective reporting as our core business is to serve Malawians not politicians or individuals”.

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