By Lusekero Mhango
KARONGA-(MaraviPost)-The former ruling democratic progressive party (DPP) vice president for the north Goodall Gondwe has expressed optimism that their aspiring candidate Ernest Mwaughali will carry the day in the forth coming karonga central constituency bio elections slated for November 10.
Gondwe said this on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Lupembe during a political rally that the top DPP brass held to drum up support for Mwaughali.
Speaking in an interview following the rally, Gondwe, said that the followers should not be taken up with empty rhetoric from other aspirants but rather look at the track record of the DPP.
Adding, that as a development conscious person Mwaughalli is the right candidate to foster more development for the constituency hence urged people to vote for him.
“It’s important for people to understand that an MP is not an island an MP needs backup and in our case our aspirant has the dpp and it’s proven track record of development behind him hence our confidence of victory in the by-election, ” Gondwe explained.
In his remarks DPP national director for logistics Simon Vuwa Kaunda, said once Mwaughali is voted into power the party will link up with development partners with the aim of developing the constituency.
“As the DPP we have done a lot to develop the north and Karonga like the Karonga stadium, the Kaporo road, and the water supply hence we urge our followers to go in large numbers on the 10th of November to vote for our aspirant to continue this developments,” a buoyant Kaunda said
Ernest Mwaughali in his speech said as a person who lives locally he understands the problems that communities face in the constituency this urged people to vote for him.
Traditional dances spiced up the occasion and notable figures who attended the rally included Jappie Mhango, Brown Mpinganjira and Smart Mwakayira among others.