Bishop Bvumbwe riles PAC officials

Former chairman of Public Affairs Committee (PAC) Bishop Joseph Bvumbwe has riled present a quasi-religious body and governance watchdog officials for declaring that the government has failed.

Bishop Joseph Bvumbwe: PAC needs to review its mandate

Bvumbwe, speaking on Sunday, said PAC has no moral standing to be judge and declare that the government has failed.

“I always weep and pray when I see PAC taking a militancy stand against the government instead of advising the government in a friendly manner,” he said.

He said there was now need for “soul searching” on how PAC is run so that it repositions itself according to the current political dispensation.

Bvumbwe said PAC was formed in 1992 during the one party state therefore there was need to review its mandate.

“I know there is rampant poverty in the country, corruption is record high, the economy is not doing well, these are the things that all politicians from all political parties, both from the opposition and ruling party acknowledge.

“As PAC, there should be a way of telling the government. You cannot declare and pronounce judgment that the government has failed because of these issues,” he said.

PAC spokesperson Father Peter Mulomole could not be drawn to comment on the issues raised by Bishop Bvumbwe.

The Bishop is now the chairman of Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) but denied he is the Democratic Progressive Party puppet.

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Mbuyache
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A Bvumbwe please dont let Board Chairperson-ship allowances corrupt you. You are a respected Clergy but now I see no brave leadership in you and that other Anglican Bishop amatokota zosamveka uja. You churches and follows are the ones may be who can clap for this mediocre and nonsense. Thus total nonsense from you bishop.

mtete
Guest

I have said it and will repeat it. It is not right for Bishops, Priests, Sheiks and the like to head, or be appointed to, Boards because, invariably, decisions and resolution’s at meetings are not always based on truths but on lies, something at odds with what the men of God value and advocate.

I do not think what the bishop is saying is the truth, nothing but the truth. It is said to please the ruling party. I wonder at what benefit to him.

mtete
Guest

I have said it and will repeat it. It is not right for Bishops, Priests, Sheiks and the like to head, or be appointed to, Boards because, invariably, decisions and resolution’s at meetings are not always based on truths but on lies, something at odds with what the men of Gods loath.

I do not think what the bishop is saying is the truth, nothing but the truth. It is said to please the ruling party. I wonder at what benefit to him.

msoma
Guest

vumbwe is right, pac cannot assume the role of a judge. what does mulomole mean by the govt has failed? dont pretend men of God that u were not in malawi to witness the impact of cashgate and you it can be fixed in 2 yrs.God does not use manna for His ppl any longer and malawi is no exception.let us make realistic demands.it is the ppl who forced bingu to devalue the kwacha and this time the same ppl cry foul.what exactly does pac want?

mbili ya bakha
Guest

mmutu modzaza ndele waona dpp yamulemetsa. cisilu ca nkhlamba

Ronnie Mvula
Guest

Thank you Dr Bishop Bvumbwe. A leader must say it plainly like you have said. This PAC needs redefining indeed.

Mipando
Guest

If Bishop bvumbwe is a board chairman of mera then he must leave the position of Bishop to capable young ones to run a Church. He is very political and power hungry. His interview leaves a lot to be desired. He is a real culprit of political insanity in the country. Your DPP is not even bringing any meaningful development to Malawians. Uluke u Bishop , ulowe ndale uwone ngati azakusankha anthu.

peter from mbayani
Guest

why are we Malawians myopic to know that truth when presented calmely goes a long and good way? whats the difference between those you are saying are wrong ang you the ones mukutukwananu? honestly amene mukutukwananu muli ndizolinga zoipa. ngati kulikupsa mtima its too much.lets respect leaders. baseless claims will not take us anywhere christians and muslims

Chindere Ndiwe
Guest

Wha I waonder is that today people talk bad about PAC coz they are now in Government side. Yesterday when they were in the opposition side they rallied with the very same PAC and cheered it, what kind of hypocrisy is it now?

DOBO
Guest

Of all what PAC has said, I find all of them true.PAC was not judging the DPP Goverment but reminding them. of what in DPP Manifesto. To day you have failef is not judgememt since judhement is followed by punishment. Bishop Bvumbwe ndi tsabola wakale,palibe cha nzeru chimene anganene..Komanso a Malawi ena mitu yao sigwira.Zowona munthu wazeru zake kumanena kuti izidzudzula opposition.ngati ali pa chiwongole.DPP ndi imene ili pachiongolelo..All of us including Opposition are under the DPP control not opposition.DPP is the one in driving seat. and controlling Government machinarx.

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