Former Member of Parliament for Karonga South Constituency Malani Mtonga has withdrawn his membership from the former ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
In a statement directed to DPPâ€™s Secretary General, Mtonga expressed his appreciation and gratitude for the trust that was render to him as the partyâ€™s Deputy National Organizing Secretary.
According to Mtonga it was an honour to serve in the great movement like DPP.
â€śI would like to express my appreciation and gratitude for the trust that was rendered unto me to hold the office of Deputy National Organizing Secretary and as a member of Democratic Progressive Party. It is an honour when one is called to serve and especially to a great movement like DPP,â€ť he said.
Mtonga said his resignation is effective from today.
â€śHowever time has come for me to bid you all farewell and to render in my resignation effective as of today,â€ť Mtonga said.
He added; â€śMy respect and well wishes go to His Excellency Professor Peter Mutharika, each of you Honourable members and the party as a whole.â€ť
Mtonga further thanked the DPP family for being with him throughout his journey.
â€śThank you for embracing me as a DPP family member and I appreciate every mountain and valley that we have conquered together. There is a time for everything and I know we will still be privileged to interact as greater victories unfold for each of us,â€ť Mtonga said.
Aftermath of June 23 fresh presidential elections which saw the DPP out government a number of senior members have been seen leaving the party and joining parties in the Tonse alliance led government.
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