BLANTYRE – Former Sports and Youth Development Minister Moses Dossi says Malawi needs a “great visionary operational manager” who can turn around the fortunes of the country.”
Speaking to MaraPost, presidential hopeful Dossi – he intends to contest at the United Democratic Party (UDF) convention later this month - said Malawians are no longer ignorant, asserting that gone are the days when leaders were being imposed on them.
But country needs a different kind of leader.
“Leadership is not about providing basic needs. Malawi needs a leader who can be providing provisions beyond the subsistence living.
“Pupils in Malawi are still walking barefooted to school and they always hit by high temperatures which are always 40 to 45 degrees Celsius,” he said.
Dossi said Malawi has natural resources which the government is failing to exploit.
“It’s disheartening that Malawi is still importing water, Irish potatoes, tomatoes and yet we claim to be an agro-based economy,” said Dossi.
He said time had come for people to start voting people who want to develop the country.
“Malawians should not be lured by hand outs,” he said, apparently referring to a common practice among politicians to give various kinds of items to people. ---
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