Atupele Muluzi met with his NEC and agreed to fire longtime UDF parliamentarian Lilian Patel as leader of the party in parliament.
At the meeting all UDF members stated that Lilian Patel has been spying for Tonse Alliance by taking issues discussed between UDF and DPP to Tonse Alliance.
This is coming barely days after Lilian Patel stated in parliamentary chambers that UDF supports President Chakwera’s parliamentary SONA
Below is the new UDF leadership in parliament
8th September 2020
TO ALL :NEC Members
:All Members of UDF
We refer to our earlier announcement of 23rd August regarding appointments in the National Assembly from the Secretary General of UDF.
The President has made the following appointments:
UDF LEADER IN PARLIAMENT:
HON Nedson Poya
DEPUTY LEADER IN PARLIAMENT:
HON Ismail Rizzq Mkumba
UDF CHIEF WHIP :
HON Rhodrick Khumbanyiwa
DEPUTY CHIEF WHIP:
HON Grand Ndecha
Hon Esther Jailoss Jolobala
This notice supersedes all earlier announcements.
Acting Publicity Secretary