Kamlepo claims DPP  bribes PAC members to dethrone him as vice-chair

The firebrand opposition lawmaker Kamlepo Kalua, who is vice chairperson of the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee has claimed that ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is bribing  some mebrs of his committee to dethrone him on his position as the vice chairperson because he is critical to President Peter Mutharika and his government by pressing for checks and balances.

Kamlepo: They cannot silence me

Kamlepo: They cannot silence me

According to Kamlepo, the development follows his revelation that  Mutharika is shielding cabinet ministers who have been implicated in a K236 billion (about $330million) grand corruption scam christened as Cashgate.

“I have been told that some are busy planning to unseat me on my position as PAC vice chair and I know who is behind it,” said Kalua who is also Rumphi East lawmaker.

“They want to silence me , even kill me but I can tell you that this will not stop me. I am one of the people who brought democracy here in the country and I will not stay quite if someone misuses public resources,” he warned.

President Mutharika recently  rubbished Kalua’s claims of seven rotten ministers in cabinet, saying he could not sack his ministers as he did not have the names.

He challenged Kalua to name and shame the corrupt ministers.

“This lawmaker should bring the names at Kamuzu Palace or he should shut up forever. I sent the Chief Secretary to the Auditor General to get the names and he came back saying there are no such names,” Mutharika said.

But Kalua hit back, charging that Mutharika could get the names from Anti-Corruption Bureau and National Audit Office.

“The President is not being honest…. It is a joke for the president to express ignorance on the names,” he said.

Kalua added: “Let him follow up with the auditor general because the auditor general said he submitted 13 files to the Anti-Corruption Bureau and out of those files, seven belonged to cabinet ministers.”

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Khudze Mkuyabwe
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Khudze Mkuyabwe
1 month 1 day ago

I wish we have 5 members of Parliament of Honorable Kaluwa’s calibre. Malawi would be a better place to live in. He really loves Malawians. He is my Hero.

MTHENGO
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MTHENGO
1 month 1 day ago
I think Kamlepo is taking things for granted.What I can see is that he has no other notions to backup his MP,s undertakings while the Constituency is representing,is the most backward in the country.Realistically,the people is representing today are wondering why he has settled in Mangochi and representing Rumphi East in the North? Already there people there who are trying to organize clandestinely for the 2019 elections.The truth of the matter is that Kamlepo doesn’t see the light at the end of a long tunnel,to him,every day is politics of deceit and making worthless and incorrect news in the media… Read more »
Mgift
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1 month 1 day ago

Umbuli NDI MATENDADI WHY SUPPORTING APM ? WITH HIS THIEF MINISTERS CIFUKWA COTI NDIWAKWANU NDIYE TIFERE ZIMENEZI? UMBULI BASI.

Mapwevupwevu
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Mapwevupwevu
1 month 1 day ago

Ada awa amauwauwa kwabasi! If he is not allowed to speak on behalf of PAC then he should be removed immediately as he is a danger to society.

manof principles
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manof principles
1 month 1 day ago

bravo kamlepo

sabata
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sabata
1 month 2 days ago

The truth of the matter. UK and German governments funded the forensic audit and results were out sometime back. 13 samples files have been sent to ACB and no action so far has taken place. The forensic audit report was sent to PAC by Auditor General as per requirement of the law and Kamlepo Kalua who is a vice chair read the whole report. The government of Malawi has not sent it to public domain reasons known to themselves. Everyone has a right either to believe in Kamlepo or people who are directly or indirectly involved in cashgate.

Dr Tambala
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Dr Tambala
1 month 2 days ago

PAC has its chairperson and other members why are they all silent if this Kamlepo fool is saying the truth? the PAC chairperson is actually an MCP MP but why is he quiet and why aren’t other PAC members frothing with envy and greed like this form 4 drop out?

No Mediocrity Now
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No Mediocrity Now
1 month 1 day ago

Because the chairman is dull period!

VYOTO
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VYOTO
1 month 2 days ago

MEMBERS OF MCP IN PAC IN PARTICULAR MUST BE VERY CAREFUL IN THE WAY THEY HANDLE THEMSELVES ON MATTERS OF CORRUPTION.MCP IS SEEN AS A CLEAN PARTY AND THIS PERCEPTION CAN ONLY BE SUSTAINED IF MCP MP ARE SEEN TO FIGHT CORRUPTION.

PAC IS A VERY IMPORTANT WATCH DOG COMMITTEE BUT IT NEEDS PEOPLE LIKE KAMLEPO TO BE RELEVANT IN DEALING WITH THIEVES IN DPP

JJB
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JJB
1 month 1 day ago

why do you suppose Kamlepo is the only straight person in PAC?, now because no one in PAC has said anything in support of Kamlepo they are in danger of being accused of being corrupt?

The mentality of Malawians is that of a Dog with a bone, one ore in a butchers doorway.

Maxson Mbendera (POISONED)
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Maxson Mbendera (POISONED)
1 month 2 days ago

voiceless -edited

Maxson Mbendera (POISONED)
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Maxson Mbendera (POISONED)
1 month 2 days ago

Bravo Kalempo you are true malawian , fools will hate you but voices malawians will like you

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