BY DRAXON MALOYA
Former Democratic President and chairperson of the United Democratic Front (UDF) Bakili Muluzi has called on Malawians to live within the constitutional mandate if the country is to make progress in various socioeconomic development.
Muluzi has made a call in wake of an impending court ruling of the presidential elections case which is under dispute awaiting ruling in the Lilongwe High Court.
In a press statement, Muluzi said Malawians fought for multi-party democracy which by all means is decided through ballot.
“As you recall, I fought for multi-party democracy, respect for human rights and rule of law.
We bear witness to our peaceful transition from one party rule to multi-party democracy we achieved this by dialogue and via the ballot box and not through anarchy,” Reads part of the statement.
Muluzi further called for peaceful co-existence among all Malawians despite of the differences that may arise due to the court ruling.
“Let us together create a nation which is inclusive and where people have stake in the future to make it peaceful and prosperous but respect each other and obey the rule of law,” Muluzi said.
Several leaders have spoken about the need for all Malawians to make sure that,there is peace during and in the aftermath of the court ruling on Monday.