Following the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Chairperson Justice Dr Chifundo Kachale official declaration of Tonse Alliance torch bearer Lazarus Chakwera, winner of 2020 historic Fresh Presidential Elections FPE, Tonse Alliance supporter’s celebrations across all major cities and districts refuse to come to calmness citing “a new dawn of Malawi”.
Multitudes of Tonse Alliance supporters engulfed the streets soon after MEC officially declare Lazarus Chakwera winner of the FPE race.
It was celebration regardless of age limit as men, women young boys and girls spent sleepless night with endless singing and dancing, car horn beepings strolling around the dark streets all over Malawi.
In interview with one of the Tonse Alliance supporter Andrew Banda from the country’s capity city Lilongwe said people are celebrating Chakwera’s truimph as a historic rebirth of Malawi.
“We need to express our joy and spend sleepless night because the victory of our beloved president Lazarus Chakwera means Malawi has reborn for non- regional development in Malawi,” Banda said.
Chakwera has won the presidential election race with over 2.6 million ballots representing 58% of total vote cast seconded by outgoing president professor Arthur Peter Mutharika who amassed 1, 751, 877 and Peter Kuwani of Mbakuwaku Movement for Development (MMD) with score of 33, 456.
MEC Chairperson Dr. Chifundo Kachale has decribed the fresh presidential elections as fair, free and credible citing transparency, and violence free throughout the electoral process.
The Malawi congress party (Tonse Alliance) President Lazarus Chakwera and Vice President Saulos Chilima will today Sunday be sworn in.
MEC conducted fresh presidential elections following a court order which annulled 2019 presidential elections stating that was marred with massive irregularities.
Earlier before the announcement Former President Peter Mutharika described the Elections as the worst in the history of the Country a development which many political analysts described as a desperate move to Cling to power and create a dictatorship regime.