by Deborah Manda
Presidential candidate for the United Democratic Front (UDF) Atupele Muluzi has said that politics is a service to the people politicians serve.
Speaking at a whistle stop tour in Nkhata Bay, Muluzi said people do not understand what politics is as they only see the bad and not the good.
"When another party is in government, it doesn't mean that our job should be criticising and destroying always because those who suffer are innocent Malawians," said Muluzi.
He added that UDF and Aford showed Malawians that two parties can work together and deliver.
"That's why in the Northern Region we have various developments such as Mzuzu High Court, Auction Floors, Mzuni, Central Hospital because of our alliance with Aford," added Muluzi
The youthful presidential candidate further said that the Aford/UDF alliance showed Malawians that they could differ in political ideology, religion, and tribe but they could work together to build Malawi because they are doing a service its citizen.
"We showed that differing in parties does not mean pulling each other down," he said.
Muluzi further said for all those who fought for our freedom their wish was for Malawi to develop and not castigating each other.
Our aim should be building one Malawi for all with no discrimination," added Muluzi.
Muluzi also assured the people of Nkhata Bay that he is going to abolish the quota system once voted into government come May 21.
His running mate Frank Tumpale Mwenefumbo urged the electorate to vote for Muluzi so that Malawi can develop.
"We should start a fresh don't accept to be treated as second class citizens because Nkhata Bay people are important in the history of Malawi," said Mwenefumbo.
He highlighted the UDF manifesto like inclusive growth and economic freedom.