Information reaching faceofMalawi indicates that opposition Members of Parliament led by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera have boycotted deliberations in the National Assembly in protest of Land bill.
The opposition MPs were against some of the amendments in the Land bill and the progress of debate on the matter with the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) dictating the debate on the matter.
Opposition MPs argued that the amended close was not favouring the poor Malawians and they accused Minister of Land and Housing Atupele Muluzi of betraying the house.
The situation went out of hand when Second Deputy Speaker Clement Chiwaya called for division on the matter without hearing what the opposition MPs were saying on the matter.
This did not please the Opposition MPs who decided to walk out of the chamber.
Meanwhile debate on the matter continued with the government MPs only on the land bill and the bill has been passed.
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