As the countdown to by-election day in Zomba Changalume Constituency draws closer, businessman cum politician Mahomed Hanif Osman popularly known as ‘OG Issa’ has joined the race for the Parliamentary seat, faceofmalawi can confirm.
Reports say Osman will stand as an independent candidate and will contest with other candidates standing on PP, UTM, DPP and UDF tickets.
Osman was 2014-2019 legislator for Chiradzulu Central Constituency.
Malawi Congress Party is not featuring any candidate but will support one of the candidates.
Zomba Changalume Parliamentary seat fell vacant after the death of legislator John Chikalimba who was also leader for PP in the National Assembly.
Credit; MBC online