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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16 thoughts on “Mutharika gives Kamlepo 24 hour ultimatum over 7 cashgate ministers names”

  1. The Patriot says:

    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!!

  2. President Chidakhwa says:

    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

  3. John Black says:

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

  4. kantukodooka says:

    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 “

  5. kanchenga says:

    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 will be the maide. Come Mr president do something. Grow balls again and fire these guys. Yes even that one. You can do without him. Your brother managed without Muluzi. Don’t wait for him to tell you what to do from the grave. Dead people don’t talk.

  6. 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

  7. The Analyst says:

    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 run mad at the same time.” – Nigerian Proverb
    ……………………………………………………………………………
    Yes, proof of presence of names in the report is a necessary but not sufficient indicator that the names are for the said ministers. But . . .
    . . . Why is APM just jumping up and down?, angrily barking at people?, and giving them unrealistic ultimatums? . . . Why does he keep telling us the Auditor General didnt give him any names, implying that himself didnt even read the report? Doesnt he know that this is a display of lack of seriousness on his part hence quite irritating?
    . . . Why not tell us, he has seen and read the report and therein, are no such names? and even a step further (making the report available), as was the case with the doctored Baker-Tilly report?, which saw all radio stations (including MBC), announce the names and amounts, like university selection list.
    . . . Truth is, there are gigantic elephants in the report? Let APM thus; find practical ways of exonerating himself. Otherwise, these pedestrian tactics of barking at people and threatening them with ultimatums wont help him or anybody, anything.
    O…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….O

  8. @ 1992 says:

    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 PROVED BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT THAT IT IS NOT READY TO FIGHT CORRUPTION IN MALAWI.PP MOVED VERY FAST TO CLOSE ON ITS OWN MEMBERS LIKE THE LUTEPO WHEN CASHGATE WAS FIRST UNCOVERED, BAKER TILLY DID THE INVESTIGATIONS AND WE SAW PROGRESS WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.DPP ON ITS PART IS PLAYING OLD AND WELL KNOWN TACTICS ON THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION.

    OUR INTELLIGENCE SHOULD NEVER BE INSULTED AS IF WE ARE ALL ILLITERATE MALAWIANS. SOME OF US COULD HAVE MADE FAR MUCH BETTER PRESIDENTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF ALL MALAWIANS IF PRESIDENTS WERE CHOSEN ON MERIT.

    KAMLEPO KALUA DESERVES RESPECT, HE FOUGHT THE ONE PARTY RULE? WHERE WAS PETER THEN NDI MANTHA AKEWO? MA NONSENSE NO SENSE….PANO?…THOSE WHO DESERVE RESPECT ARE THOSE BRAVE PEOPLE….THE ONES WHO COULD OPENLY CALL MALAWI CONGRESS PARTY AS A PARTY OF DEATH AND DARKNESS IN 1992. WHEN SOME OF THESE PEOPLE LIKE PETER MUTHALIKA HAD THEIR TALES BETWEEN BETWEEN LEGS FEARING DR BANDA…….

    THE BIG ISSUE IS THAT MALAWIANS AND THE DONOR COMMUNITY ARE CLOSELY WATCHING THE MANNER IN WHICH OUR ANTI CORRUPTION BUREAU AND THE HEAD OF STATE ARE HANDLING THE CORRUPTION CASE OF THE SEVEN MINISTERS. THE NOSENSE NOSENSE AT A POLITICAL RALLIES OVER THE ISSUE IS JUST DENTING PETER MUTHALIKA OWN REPUTATION, PETER SHOULD NOT FORGET THAT HE IS A BENEFICIARY OF THE JOYCE BANDA CASHGATE,IF PETER IS NOT CAREFUL CHAKWERA WILL BE THE NEXT BENEFICIARY……..

  9. Fisi Dausi says:

    Hahaha akwiya apulofesa!

  10. Chambe says:

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

  11. chikhwa says:

    Mesa iwowo amadana ndi MA ultimatum. Kamlepo wawenso Nena chimodzimodzi! Moreover, what will happen if u happen to bring them? Nothing! Ati nyumwitsa!

  12. Anaconda says:

    This man called Muthalika is afraid of the seven named Ministers because they control him (ali mkhwapa mwawo heavy) and that was the whole reason he rushed to use his famed nonsense outrage to blindly defend them. This phrase ‘this is nonsense’ is now outdated and has lost its impact on the people of Malawi. He should find another phrase to replace the over used one. He should leave the likes of Kaliati, Kudontoto, is it? , Grace Chiumia,Sanga, Vuwa Kaunda and all those in the peripheral. to utter the shameful un presidential outbursts.

  13. Bwabwalala says:

    How can you give deadlines to others when you yourself do not respect deadlines? Kamlepo is not President hence the ultimatum is a non-stater. Just fire the seven ministers and YOU know them.

  14. Collezen says:

    Ndiye akabweretsa mainawo mukulonjeza kuti muzawapereka mumanja mwa malamulo adziko osati a DPP????

  15. Dr Mbilixi says:

    Kkkkk che mathanyula f……k. shielding che chaponda munthu wonyasa kunkhope ngati you. Che hendeis mussa manyiii aku chiradzulo. Mbava

  16. chalo says:

    Why can’t you just publish the report other than wasting time with podium rantings

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