Lilongwe, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) aspiring Ward Councilor for Mtandire Ruth Chingwalu Tuesday organised a variety show at Chilimampunga grounds in Lilongwe in a bid to engage youth to refrain from political violence.
Scores of youngsters irrespective of political affiliation patronised the show.
Chingwalu, popularly known as Mphongo Yaikazi in the area, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that she thought of converging the youth in the area regardless of their political affiliation to advise them as well as encourage those eligible to vote on 21st May.
We want to have peaceful general elections; we have reminded them to refrain from involving themselves in any kind of violence.
Some politicians engage the youths in violence which is not allowed in Malawi, Chingwalu said.
Musician Jimmy Chimoto a young brother to Skeffa encouraged the youth to keep peace as Malawi is the Warm heart of Africa.
He said whosoever will be elected in office should be respected regardless of the political party.
We need to bury our differences as we cannot belong to one party, but whatever comes on May 21, we should coordinate, join hands and work together to develop the area, Chimoto said.
Singer Frank Kaunda from Mangochi popularly known by his love songs Chikondi ndimasewera chabe, mphini yobwereza kuwawa also performed during the event.
Chingwalu has also been sponsoring football trophies among other social services in the area.
Source: MANA Online