DPP’s Ngwenya Improves People’s Lives: Paying People’s Bills In Clinics, Offers Free Maize Mill, Grading Roads…Launches K2.5mn Bonanza
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) aspirant in the forthcoming Lilongwe City South East Constituency by-elections, Reuben Ngwenya has intensified his campaign with provision of free medical services to the people in some areas of the constituency by paying for their bills in health facilities in the area, grading of poor roads, donation of a maize meal which the people are using to mill for free, providing of food stuff to the elderly as well as people with physical challenges, opening of water kiosks to ease the water problems in the area and over the weekend, he launched a MK 2.5 million football bonanza.
Dr.Reuben Ngwenya told the gathering a simple message: “While other aspirants are telling you the people of this area that they will deliver once voted into power as parliamentarian for the area, I am already doing much for my people here and for continued development, you must vote for Reuben Ngwenya and DPP in the October 17 polls.”
Speaking during the launch at Msambeta Primary School, Ngwenya a former diplomat at the Malawi Embassy in Japan said the objective of the bonanza is to keep youths in the area busy.
“Only few days before official closing date of the campaign, my message has always been simple, vote for Ngwenya and achieve enormous development,” said Ngwenya.
Ngwenya rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) until former president the late Bingu wa Mutharika appointed him Ambassador to Japan in March 2011.
Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) called for a by-election in the constituency after the Malawi Supreme Court of Appeal ordered a re-run following the nullification of the May 20 2014 Tripartite Elections that declared DPP’s Bentley Namasasu winner. The elections were contested in court by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate Ulemu Msungama who argued there were irregularities in the elections.