UDF aspirant pledges to develop LL City West

United Democratic Front (UDF) aspirant for Lilongwe City West Constituency Michael Antoine has promised more development projects for people of the constituency if he is voted into power come May 21.

Antoine made the pledge at a debate which National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) organised at UNICEF ground in Chinsapo area.

Aspirants during the debate

Speaking with Malawi24, Antoine said that he has done a lot of development projects as a way of selling himself to the people of his constituency.

The projects include construction of under-five clinic and fixing of 20 borehole in Chinsapo area.

He added that he wants to construct tarmac roads and empower youths by ensuring that they are trained in different courses as tailoring, catering, sports and plumbing.

“On Transparency and accountability, I shall declare and audit the funds for Constituency Development Fund (CDF) and will ensure that there is a good relationship among chiefs, councilors and city mayor,” he explained.

During the debate, independent aspirant Linda Kachale promised the people in the constituency that she will make sure that street children are removed from the streets and are given good care.

In his remarks, NICE Central Civic Education Regional Officer Christopher Naphiyo commended the aspirants  for attending the debate saying they have shown that they are prepared for May 21 tripartite elections .

Naphiyo said that they are expecting to conduct similar debates in other constituencies in the city.

Aspirants who attended the debate were UTM’s Calista Mutharika, George Zulu of Malawi Congress Party (MCP), Antoine, Kachale and another independent aspirant Margaret Kulaisi.

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) aspirant Aggrey Massi shunned the debate.