Newly appointed Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communication Technology, Mark Bottomani on Sunday held a Thank You rally following his victory in the recent parliamentary elections for Zomba Chisi Constituency.
Botomani, who is serving his second term as a Member of Parliament (MP), expressed his appreciation to people of Zomba Chisi for voting for him back into parliament and for voting for Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika for State Presidency.
â€śI feel extremely honoured to be appointed cabinet minister,â€ť he said while promising another Thank You rally in the area to appreciate Zomba Chisi constituents trust in his parliamentary leadership.
He said the president chose him into cabinet after people in Chisi area gave him another chance to represent them in parliament.
Botomani therefore assured the people in Zomba Chisi that he would continue with DPP development agenda which is meant to improve peopleâ€™s livelihood.
He is among a 24 member cabinet which Professor Mutharika chose on June 19 before opening the first parliamentary session after the tripartite elections which saw the DPP back to power.
Group Village Head Chingondo said he was happy to see Botomani retaining his parliamentary seat adding that this was a clear testimony that people in Zomba Chisi have trust in him and are also expecting a lot of development projects in his constituency.
â€śWe want electricity all over this constituency; we want boreholes and good roads in this area,â€ť Group Head Chingondo said.
Botomani won Zomba Chisi parliamentary seat through a by-election in 2015 following the death of Chizalo Mangulenje who won Zomba Chisi parliamentary seat in 2014 on DPP ticket.
Minister of Transport and Public Works, Ralph Jooma, Deputy Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Grace Kwelepeta, Member of Parliament for Zomba Thondwe, Roseby Gadama, DPP Eastern Region Governor, Julius Paipi and Eastern Region Women Director Eluby Kandeu also attended the Thank You rally.
Paipi thanked people of Chisi and entire eastern region for giving DPP maximum support during the recently held tripartite elections, saying this demonstrated their love for the party.
Apart from Botomani, Jooma and Kwelepeta from the eastern region, The President also appointed Bright Msaka as Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs and Dr. Willian Susuwele Banda as Minister of Education, Science and Technology.
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