Malawi President Peter Mutharika says the death of Eckleni Kudontoni who until his death was the Secretary General of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) as a great loss to the ruling party.
Writing on his official Facebook page Mutharika wrote that he is shocked with the death.
“It is with a heavy heart that I have received shocking news about the tragic death of Democratic Progressive Party Secretary General, Mr Eckleni Kudontoni, who died in a car accident today.” Wrote Mutharika.
“Eckleni was one of the most loyal and committed members of our mighty party and he played a huge role towards our victory at the 2014 polls.” wrote Mutharika.
He further sent condolences to the Kudontoni family, the DPP.
“We will always remember your great deeds our brave, committed and patriotic member. ”
According to reports Kudontoni died today after his car Toyota Fortuner overturned at Bua along Lilongwe Kasungu road as a result of bursting of tyre.