The much anticipated news about the MCP- UTM Alliance has finally come out and is no longer a secret as the newly elected member of parliament for Lilongwe south Peter Dimba of Malawi Congress Party has broken the news.
Speaking in parliament of Tuesday afternoon, Dimba who is one of Chakwera’s errand boys announced that Chakwera will run with Chilima in the fresh polls .
This means that Sidik Mia has been automatically taken out of the equation and it is likely that he will be stripped off powers as MCP Vice President, leaving him in the cold.
MCP and UTM have been exchanging words as to who will lead their alliance if Chakwera was to partner Saulos Chilima.
Those in UTM feel that Chilima who is already a Vice President is better placed to lead MCP and UTM alliance.
On the other hand, MCP followers boost of having more MPs that Chilima’s MP4 making them fit to lead the alliance.
It is not yet known how MCP , UTM and Mia will react to the news as the cat has been let out of the bag.