Mutharika gives Kamlepo 24 hour ultimatum over 7 cashgate ministers names

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has given Rumphi east MP Kamlepo Kalua 24 hours to bring at Kamuzu Palace the seven names of cabinet ministers named in the infamous K577 billion cashgate scam.

President Peter Mutharika : Kamlepo should give names

President Peter Mutharika : Kamlepo should give names

The angry looking Mutharika said this in Salima on Monday when he officially opened Salima Sugar Factory.

Mutharika is accused of protecting the seven cabinet ministers as they stole the public money with authority from former president, late Bingu wa Mutharika who is blood brother to the incumbent president.

“That is completely nonsense. I repeat, this is nonsense, nonsense and nonsense,” said Mutharika with interjections from singing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  women who taunted the opposition in the songs (wapalamula chiteze lero chizakuyabwa).

“I am asking the MP to bring the names within 24 hours at Kamuzu Palace or else he must shut up forever,” said Mutharika.

Kamlepo, who is the vice chairman of the powerful Public Accounts Committee is yet to respond to the president’s demand.

However, the President said he is not shielding anyone from facing prosecution on cashgate charges, let alone the said unnamed cabinet ministers.

He said he is not tolerating corruption in Malawi.

Mutharika said he even sent the chief secretary George Mkondiwa to the auditor general Stevenson Kumphasa to get the names of the cabinet ministers named in the report but came empty handed.

As the President spoke on the matter, Agriculture minister George Chaponda who is said to be named in the report, looked on.

Other suspected ministers named in the report include the powerful Labour minister Henry Mussa who has his wife as High Commissioner in Kenya and daughter who is deputy High Commissioner in Zimbabwe.

Others are Finance minister Goodall Gondwe and Energy minister Bright Msaka. Bingu is said to have amassed over K92 billion through dubious contractual agreements with Mota Engil and he is said to have stashed the money in offshore accounts.

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The Patriot
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The Patriot
1 month 9 days ago

This nonsense of hiding names of Casgaters MUST INDEED STOP!!!!
More firee Kamlepo, you rock!
Inu manduna akuba 7, i prophesize you will be outed soon…your days are numbered mwaba mokwana!!

President Chidakhwa
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President Chidakhwa
1 month 9 days ago

Auditor General is on e of the goats worthy dismissing them. You remember first cash gate report ccaem without names. Even if I can be an assistant auditor I dont think i can release a report without names. So he sent what to auditor general and got what

John Black
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1 month 9 days ago

The President does not take ultimatums (remember the PAC talks). But of course he is above any standards himself!

kantukodooka
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1 month 9 days ago

Chaponda nkhope ngati tudzi topondedwa ndi Jombo, Henele danzi losakukhalalo unayenera kukhala sing’anga ndale lekerani mafana ozitsata atukule dzikoli kwanu ndikuba mboli zanu nonse nsete zamanu
mufa muwona chuma chakubacho simudzapita nacho kumanda ana mukuwasiyirawo lawo nditsoka chuma chamagazi Amphawi akufa inu zosakukhudzani “Zindikirani Yehova Alipo Akuwona ndipo Amamva alinayo nthawi ndipo lilinkudza tsiku lanu lotsiliza “Mudzanena Chani Pa maso pa Yehova ana a Njoka inu “

kanchenga
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kanchenga
1 month 9 days ago
Mr president how does it feel to be caught in your own trap. Now every Malawian knows who the real cashgaters are. There are in DPP Madam JB tried to cashgate out of desperation and failed desperately. At least the woman did something about it. Arrested her own financiers. You have no balls. Just ranting like a baby. That is what homosexuality does to a man. It reduces him to a woman-man. That Manish adrenaline goes. I understand chaponda has bought you a ring. When he becomes president he will marry you. Obama will be best man and Elton John… Read more »
Scotland Yard
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1 month 9 days ago

Iwe Hendy MUSSA ngakhale kupanda manyaziko… nonse Mkadzi wako High Commissioner ku Kenya after Joyce Banda atamuchotsa ku South Africa ndenso mwana wako wa mkadzi Deputy High Commissioner ku Zimbabwe..eeeeehhhh..dzikoli liri mmanja mwako basi ngati muja amachitira John Tembo ndi Cecilia Kadzamira muja…kkkkk

The Analyst
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The Analyst
1 month 9 days ago
O……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..O Have people already forgotten the Auditor General’s request for legal advice from Kalekeni Kaphale, the Attorney General?; on whether or not, to release names which are contained in the report? . . . Didnt Kalekeni Kaphale advise the Auditor General not to release the names on legal-implication basis? . . . Was it not at this point where the story changed from “dont release the names” to “there are no names”? . . . Or you want us to believe that this was just some mad men’s talk? Noooo! It wasnt, coz . . . “Two men can never… Read more »
@ 1992
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@ 1992
1 month 10 days ago
LET ME RESPOND ON BEHALF OF KAMLEPO THAT IT IS NOT HIS RESPONSIBILITY TO GO TO KAMUZU PALACE WITH THE NAMES OF THE MINISTERS WITH LONG HANDS . HE KAMLEPO TOLD US MALAWIANS THAT THE NAMES ARE IN THE REPORT THAT HE MUTHALIKA HAS.WE ALL KNOW THAT IN THE SAID REPORT THERE ARE NAMES AND IF THE NAMES ARE NOT FOR THE MINISTERS, THE PRESIDENT SHOULD HAVE TOLD MALAWIANS THAT NAMES FOR X,Y, Z ARE IN THE REPORT NOT THE MINSITERS. A PRESIDENT IWO AKUWOPA CHANI KUTI AWUDZE MTUNDU WA A MALAWI ZA MAYINA AMENE AKUWADZIWA IWOWO?.DPP UNLIKE PP HAS… Read more »
Fisi Dausi
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Fisi Dausi
1 month 10 days ago

Hahaha akwiya apulofesa!

Chambe
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Chambe
1 month 10 days ago

Here is your chance Kamlepo;give him the names within 24 hours.I would love to see this report with these names. Bravo Kamlepo!

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