By Takondwa Velemu- MEC Stringer
Robert Malinga who is said to be the National Youth Coordinator for UTM has lost primary elections in Phalombe South Constituency.
Malinga has lost the elections after getting 163 votes while the winner Daugras Lare got 285 votes.
There were two contenders on MP seat and two shadow councillor who went unopposed.
The names of the councillor who went unbeaten are Chinsinsi Chikaonda for Mpasa Michesi Ward and Wyton Antonio for Mulomba Likuledzi Ward.
Commenting on the results, Andrew Mandala who is the Organising Secretary for UTM said that the elections went on well for they experienced peaceful elections.
“We didn’t expect such results, people have chosen someone they wanted and as a party we are happy because of that” said Mandala.
Mandala added that those who have lost should not leave the party because they are still of helpful to the party.