Salima: Salima District Council has re-elected Everson Mpayani and Beatrice Mbewe as Council Chairperson and Vice Chairperson respectively in elections conducted on Tuesday.
In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Mpayani said thanked his fellow councils and Members of Parliament in the Council for entrusting him with the position for a second term.
Salima should expect a lot of developments as they have reelected me as the chairperson. Previously we have done a lot of development activities and some are still in progress and this reflects how am going to work this term, he pointed out.
Mbayani urged all the service committee’s at the Council to continue working together in order to enhance development in the district.
The Vice Chairperson, Mbewe expressed satisfaction for being maintained saying they understand each other very well.
It is of great importance that I and the chairperson have been re-elected because we understand each other in both our strengths and weaknesses and this term will work effectively by continuing from where we stopped, she noted.
Mpayani was competing with Lucy Kamphonje while Mbewe was competing with Amos Banda.
Source: Malawi News Agency MANA