President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika’s long serving press officer Sylvester Namiwa has resigned from his position with a call for prayers for the forthcoming May 21 tripartite election, faceofmalawi can reveal.
Namiwa said this in a statement made available to faceofmalawi reporter.
“Colleagues in the media and indeed the general public I wish to inform you that am no longer working as Presidential Press Officer effective April 18, 2019.
“I have made this decision based on personal reasons.
However, I would like to urge Malawians of good will to pray for this nation as
we approach the second Tripartite Elections slated for May 21st, 2019.
I, further, plead that we must all strive be patriotic to the nation bearing in mind that the only country we have as a home, is Malawi,” reads in part the statement.
Namawa could not disclose the reason for calling for prayers of the forthcoming May 21 polls.