BLANTYRE (MaraPost)–Law practitioner, Kamuzu Chibambo has been re-elected as People’s Transformation Party (PETRA) President and 2014 presidential candidate after beating his opponent Haster Chidzakazi during the party’s national conference held Saturday in Blantyre.
Chibambo, who has practiced law in the country for over 30 years, got 116 votes against Chidzakazi’s 26.
PETRA becomes the fifth political party among over 50 registered parties to conduct a national convention after ruling People’s Party (PP), United Democratic Front (UDF), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and New Labour Party (NLP), respectively.
Malawi will conduct its first ever tripartite polls on May 20 this year.
In 2004, PETRA was part of the Mgwirizano Coalition whose presidential was Gwanda Chakuamba, but this time around Chibambo