Frank Tumpale Mwenifumbo has resigned as United Transformation (UTM) spokesperson and member of the party.
This is according to a letter dated November 22, 2022 signed by Mwenifumbo himself addressed to UTM’s Secretary General Patricia Kaliati.
According to Mwenifumbo, on October 13, 2022, he sought the audience with the party’s President Saulos Chilima who is also the country’s vice president at his private office in Area 43 to tender his resignation.
He added that after giving out his reasons for resigning from the part and his position, Chilima received his resignation graciously.
Explaining why he delayed announcing the resignation, Mwenifumbo said the illness of Chilima’s wife Mary, held him back.
Mwenifumbo said that he wants to focus on his personal business and farming at his home village.
He however, has said that he has no intentions of joining any political party.
Mwenifumbo succeeded Joseph Chidanti Malunga in 2020.