Presidential candidate for the ruling People’s Party, HE Dr Joyce Banda is very likely to pick Hon. Sosten Gwengwe as her running mate for the upcoming Presidential election slated for May 20th 2014. These are possible names that are rumored to have been consulted by her to become her running mates; Sosten Gwengwe, Gospel Kazako, Mathews Chikaonda, Uladi Mussa, Khumbo Kachale, Chimunthu Banda, who is rumored to be at Chikoko Bay.
Reports that are circulating in the social media indicate that Hon. Sosten Gwengwe has just tendered in his resignation as Member of Parliament for Dedza Central in compliance with Section 80 Subsection 7 of the Republican Constitution.
Meanwhile, the incumbent’s Ceremony for the presentation of her election nomination papers is the only likely ceremony to be covered live on TV by the national broadcaster MBC, an entity that is run by Malawi’s tax payers’ money. Joyce Banda is expected to submit her nomination papers to Malawi Electoral Commission on Friday, 14 February 2014.