Well-known seasoned presenter, Geoffrey Kapusa has pulled out of parliamentary seat race for Blantyre City South Constituency, faceofmalawi can reveal.
Last week, Kapusa, a former Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC TV) presenter announced that he will contest as Member of Parliament in Blantyre City South Constituency on Malawi Congress Party (MCP) ticket.
“I am announcing today that i, Geoffrey Kapusa will brave the storm by contesting in MCP Primaries due after registration as candidate for Member of Parliament. In the same manner, i humbly ask all well wishers to support me with all the needed resources, knowledge and ideas on how we bring in MCP in Blantyre City South now under the Hon Allan Ngumuya,” wrote Kapusa.
In a twist of events, Kapusa has pulled out of race after securing a new job.
“Holy Jesus. Just got a contract. Very appetising, meaning i will remain MCP but will try my luck 2024. Cant let this go. But thank you for your encouragements! God bless! #myAmaizingGod,” wrote Kapusa.
Kapusa’s decision has attracted mixed reactions among his followers on Facebook with many questioning his decision.
Rawjazz Siula wrote: “Did you make a decision to join politics out of frustration or to serve the people?”
Concurring with Siula’s remarks KayBee Louis wrote: “So you have a price tag? I did not know you can be bought malume.”
Meanwhile the Parliamentary seat race in the constituency remains tight as three aspirants are vying for it in the forthcoming 2019 polls.