Malawi Vice President Dr Saulos Chilima says he will not contest as Mighty Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate in the forth coming convention.
Dr Chilima was speaking during a Press Briefing on Wednesday in the Capital City Lilongwe saying will not attend the convention and Challenge President Professor Peter Mutharika.
He also saluted President Mutharika for picking him as presidential running mate during the 2014 Tripartite Elections.
“I will not challenge President Professor Peter Mutharika,” said Dr Chilima adding that he is in cordial relationship with President Mutharika.
Dr Chilima also disclosed that he will continue working together with President Mutharika but he will make another announcement on his political future in due course .
The Mighty Democratic Progressive Mighty is expected to hold convention later this month at a date and place to be communicated, according to Mighty DDP’s Secretary Grezeldar Jeffrey.
“We will hold a convention this month and anyone who wants to contest for any position will be free to do so,” said Jefrrey