UDF holds first campaign rally for by-elections

UDF holds first campaign rally for by-elections

UDF has asked people in Ndirande Makata ward in Blantyre to vote for its candidate Ishmael Chilambo in by-elections on 17th October.

The appeal was made at Makata primary school ground during UDF first campaign rally for by-elections.

National organizing secretary Lilian Patel, Publicity secretary Ken Ndanga and campaign director Clement Stambuli together with UDF aspirant for Ndirande Makata Ward Ishmael Chilambo, took turns on the podium to woo Ndirande makata residents to vote for the UDF candidate.

Addressing the crowd, Patel said people should not forget that UDF is the party that introduced multiparty democracy and championed human rights hence the need to vote for its aspiring councilor.

“Voting for a councilor is important because will be close to people therefore know their problems and address them since councilors work hand in hand with people in an area,” said Patel.

She advised the aspiring councilor not to desert the people after winning the elections.

Meanwhile, Patel has asked the people to keep their registration cards safely because some people who are asking voters to surrender their cards so that they copy registration numbers.

In his remarks, Ken Ndanga said UDF as a party will leave no stone unturned, to ensure that their candidate wins the election. He said the work has just started and they will be moving to those areas where there are UDF candidates such as Lilongwe Mtsiriza ward and Mayani in Dedza.
He said UDF party believes in unity and equal distribution of development regardless of age, religion and race.

But concuring with Ndanga, the campaign director Clement Stambuli concluded by advising people in makata ward not to look into the money some candidates are giving voters but rather focus on development they want in their area.

“For years, Ndirande residents have problems related to water and electricity, adding its now time they bid bye to these challenges by voting for UDF councilor,” Stambuli said.

Taking his turn UDF aspiring councilor, Ishmael Chilambo closed the rally by asking the people to vote for him, adding he will ensure that something changes in the area once voted into office.

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