BLANTYRE (Sergio Genti, Malawi NewsNow) – Malawi former ruling People’s Party (PP) founding members and deputy publicity Mr Moses Mkunkuyu has resigned from the party, saying he cannot continue being a member of a party that is headed for extinction.
Kunkuyu, former Blantyre City South Member of Parliament who also served as Minister of Information in the Joyce Banda administration, announced at a news conference at Mount Soche Hotel in Blantyre on Wednesday that he had stepped down from all PP roles and would not take part in any activities.
He joined PP after quitting Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) where he formed a pressure group, Hope Alliance, with an agenda to fight for good governance.
While as a member of DPP, Kunkuyu openly criticised the party on its dictatorial tendencies.
Kukunyu’s alliance also fought against, Peter Mutharika, now the Head of State who they accused of not engaging them.