Nkhotakota people demand transfer of DC : Malawi govt given 10 days ultimatum

Nkhotakota concerned citizens have given Ministry of Local Government a ten days ultimatum to transfer District Commissioner (DC) and other three people for being incompetent in the  execution of  their duties.

Mister of Local Government Tarciscious Gowelo: Petition received

Mister of Local Government Tarciscious Gowelo: Petition received

The group which staged a marched today on April 30, 2015 from Nkhotakota ADMARC to the DC’s office before giving their petition to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Member of Parliament of Nkhotakota central constituency Peter Mazizi.

The concerned citizens need an immediate transfer of the DC Felix Mkandawire, Griffin Mhango Director of Planning and Development (DPD), Lester Nyambosi Lands officer and Mr Chavinda of Nation Intelligence Bureau (NIB).

Upon arrival at the DC’s office the matchers were disappointed to find all offices closed, to them the DC and others voluntarily transferred.

According to the petition seen, the DC does not comply with the local government act which gives people in the district to access all information related to plans and all transactions the assembly does for the development of the district.

On his remarks, chairperson of the group Thomson Halidi said “Nkhotakota is for us and we need the ministry to give us other people who will comply with what the local act stipulates.

The assembly needs to follow the democratic values of accountability and transparency but   unfortunately the current management has failed to observe hence the transfer of these people.

“We petitioned the ministry over the disagreement which erupted due to corrupt practices on the allocation of plots on airfield. We are optimistic we are going to be answered soon.”

On the DPD Griffin Mhango the group is alleging of being master-minder of disputes on the allocation of plots on the airfield.

Receiving the petition MP Peter Mazizi said people’s concerns are going to be delivered to the right people.

The concerned citizens further expressed unlawfully participation of Lands Officer Lester Nyambosi and Chavinda of NIB on the plot allocation on the airfield.

“This is happening within my constituency as such I couldn’t stay home but to be here. I appreciate for this peaceful march, this is their constitutional right,” concluded Mazizi.

The wrangle on the airfield started early this year following the successful list names which the Nkhotakota assembly released.

On the list according to the concerned citizens many people who applied were missing and many heads of different offices were among the successful people.

Nkhotakota inactive airfield has been demarcated for new bus depot, business and residential plots.

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41 thoughts on “Nkhotakota people demand transfer of DC : Malawi govt given 10 days ultimatum”

  1. Vitu says:

    Felix Mkandawire is mbuzi ya DC. The problem with local government is that they know vuto lamunthu but continue kumudalira. Felix tidamuthamangitsa kuno ku Dowa we had to close his office. Munthuyu ndi mulesi komanso mbava yothelatu uphatikiza mowa too much . He is not a DC material akuchititsani manyazi a nduna. Anduna athandizeni anthu a KK ali mmavuto.

  2. Mhango says:

    Mtumbuka apa wapezeka.mtundu okonda kusolola ndi kachasu.leave kk alone pitani mukagulitse malo akukaya ku north not kk land. Anthu a kk samapita ku euthini or enukweni kukagalittsa malo.adhere to ten day ultimatum or else mukakoke mu office or kunyumba kwawo.the honey moon is over!! Pliz kk pple wake up enough iz enough

  3. Private detective says:

    We will not have mercy on or its not a matter of puting your phone numbers or chamba or tribelism or how educated you are what ever you have been doing God almighty will reveal your foolishnes selfishnes this is just the begining or you want us to send the shooting of videos of what you have doin to the mbc if you challenge tell us? Idiots always dont accept idiotism we not fools we have to start afresh enough is enough

  4. Nyambosi says:

    Ndingakumanyani Chala Anthu Aku KK kuti ndinu wakuona.ndingagulitsa malo mwachiphuphu pakuti ndimatumidwa ndimabwana amene ali mupetition.walawala ndi gowokeleni ine ndekha.apa ndawona kuti atumbuka tili selfish nanga ofesi ya DC YONSE tokha mpakana cleaner, messenger

  5. Moi says:

    The truth behind the matter is that Akotakota ali ndi vuto LA Obwera syndrome, the story behind the matter is that mayina anatuluka mix, and some notable (that’s what they think they R) Kotakotas mayina awo sanapezeke and they started having meetings against obwera omwe malo apasidwa! and these pipo akunamizira transparency! Mind you ngati kuli malo osatukuka NDE ndikumeneko and its due to this obwera syndrome!!
    The MP Mazizi, is the best don’t insult him!! he is not behind this!! walandira petition on behalf of the Ministry that’s all..
    the place needs developments osati tizisakasa pa boma panji pomati munthu ukafika osasika kumaona ngati sunafike ukadali midxi.
    the district has so many problems, from health, education, and all that! Despite the DPD and DC being pains in the ass, iyi yokha its personal interest using the community! kuchipatala kwanu zinthu siziyenda bwanji simimatvha, stadium ndalama za misonkho yanu anakudyerani bwanji simumatcha? ma xul NDE ata zosayenda bwanji simumatcha? msewu wanu is the worst in the world bwanji simumatcha! ma bridge NDE ataaaa bwanji simumatcha!! NDE mukamatche chifukwa chakuti malo aperekedwa kwa anthu ongobwera? The council sucks big time komano zomatcha with person interest za xiii! ineso ndi Mkotakota koma ixi za ziii

  6. Talakwira ife anthu a kk powapondeleza kwabasi.ife atumbuka timaona kuti ndife mashasha koma ayi ndife mazoba.kk yalankhula apa ndiye anduna tithazeni kutisamusa mofulumira zinthu zisanafike povuta

  7. kwakwangwa and mache you are heroes.These people dd not employ themselves.The problem is that kk pple chamba too and the sad part of it is that an mp joins chamba smokers.I have huge respect for MCP MPs but this peter mazizi the mental faculty is not alright.The problem is with the chewas if you tell them to go for break at school they go home for good.Ngati mwapsa mtima ipsani mtima zenizeni and call 0 888 185 448.

  8. bj says:

    fools of people, instead of dreaming how to acquire wealthy and manage the limited resources we have, you are busy tussling. Many people are jobless in your district and you take it as a very normal situation- fools. Fighting for positions won’t help you either, somebody was denied of land allocation, hence, mobilizing innocent en un educated people to rally for such demonstrations. I don’t think such area will suffice everybody in Nkhotakota district. Maybe it might be the member of parliament who is behind this- foolish ego…

  9. Gabriel says:

    DC Mkandawire anatenga One Mita Kupita Nayo Ku RSA

  10. maximo says:

    Tabwelelanso ku mzimba tizizamwa chill pa sankhawekha ndi pa kettie mkunkha,tizikacheka patabwa ku nkhalango basi we the ngoni we miss you,asiye osuta chamba kumeneko

  11. Chimzy says:

    DC mkandawire F amafuna ulamuliro wa nkhaza.the guy is non performer such that wherever he goes there problems.why the minister of local govt keeping this fool todate? Mind u guys the man is old and drunkard hence needs to retire forcefully

  12. Felix, Griffin, Lester, Chavinda Ndi Atumbuka Akuba Heavy…Akuna Kk Ndi Ma Boma Ena Asatukuke.Anthuwa Chita Nawoni Osasiya

  13. cha says:

    Some of the comments are missing the point here. Azaliwa want the DC and his team to leave because they are not transparent, are the citizens of KK they have the rights to access of information about the sale of their land. Why is the information not made available to people. If the DC does not want to see the people of KK, therefore, he is not in KK to work for them. Kaya ali ndi masters degree kaya alindichiyanI we do not care, what we care is what transparency, ifenso ma degree tilinawo ndiye chifukwa chake tikudziwa malamulo a local government komanso land act. Kaya ndi mtumbuka kaya nimchewa izo nzake ife tifuna chilungamo chiwoneke atiuze ndondomeko momwe malo adagawidwira. Ndiye atumbuka nonse mukhale chete this is KK land of a Zaliwa, thi is not Bwengu, kameme, iponga, Mzirawaingwe, ImbangwenI no. Shut up and keep quite and let azaliwa decide.

  14. kawonga says:

    mr mkandawire.seems now muli ndivuto. Lilongwe u were with us bt u perfomed badly.chkwawa the same.zavutatu apa

  15. Mofolo makolo says:

    Only jehova knows

  16. Alfred Munduwabo says:

    That’s how DPP is to go on with the Civil service reform , comon villagers can go on to that an extent of bringing in such demands.

  17. Chief Cadet says:

    Felix Mkandawire was in Mzimba,Chikwawa & Lilongwe he performed poorly why still keeping him? Mr Gowero demote this idiot please

  18. Malawi Kodi Dziko Nalonso? says:

    Kaya zanu izo. Ife tili Ku ulaya kuno tiliphe na azungu baba, ndipo sikukoma kwake moyo. Kumangomvera mmanyuzi kuti kuli xenophobia, wina akuti akufuna ugula ndege pomwe ma economist akunena kuti dzikolo lili pa no1 umphawi. Kaya poti anzathu munazolowera kuvutika. Basewerani choncho.

  19. Kenkkk says:

    Dpp are very happy with this as it seems or looks like the chewas don’t like tumbukas, hence tumbukas should flock to dpp rather than mcp. Dpp are probably stirring these things behind the scene.

    I am just waiting for the govt’s response On this matter.

  20. odalla gracian. says:

    Asiyeni choncho kaye musawapase DC ndi Ma 0fficers enawo akhaule

  21. Kwangwagwa says:

    Mutengeni MP uyo akhale DC ndipo makhansala akhale DPD ndi ma rank enawo. Mkandawire ndi anzakewo ngakhale muwapange xenophobia mapulotiwo simuwatenga chifukwa mungokhalira kusuta chamba ndi kumwa madzi ake a chambacho. Mwangochulukana amisala kumwneko, mumalo mokakhala ku Zomba Mental Hospital (Box 38).

  22. Gogo says:

    Recently, people of Chitipa requested government to move out their acting DC who is from the North. A few years ago, people of the North rejected Chakufwa Chihana outright. During the last 3 general elections, people of the North voted for non-northern presidential candidates. Only strong minds will finish the story. Enanu pitilizani ndi kulira za atumbuka while Peter Muthalika id busy writing off cronies’ debts at MSB

  23. Mache says:

    Ifenso achewa tilibe nzeru. Anthuwa sanalembane okha..Boma linachita kuwatumizako aliyense payekhapayekha. For your information onsewa ndi mizwanya ya ma Masters ndi ma Bachelors. Tisamangotukwana anzathu tisanafufuze.

    1. Jokujoku says:

      Ooooky, so to you @much it surely means that when one is having highly educated then they must be stealing from the poor? NO, that’s inhuman,transparent and accountability is much needed and that’s why people are cashgating with such kind of backward thinking. Shame on you and i think KK people shouldn’t backtrack

  24. madalitso says:

    exonophobia??? yes i think its exonophobia, congrats south africans for chasing stupid malawians from your country, they too do the same here in malawi, no wonder thousands of those chased in south africa are southerners

  25. moya says:

    If people don’t like him chances are that he is strict and doing his job right. Those who didn’t get plots are the ones not happy.

  26. obama says:

    kkkkkkkk all are TUMBUKAZ, selfish pple chase them away

  27. mchindi says:

    It is wrong to give that piece of land to others other than the citizens of KK, I encourage those concerned to continue until they get the truth. Koma solution is not to transfer the DC and his colleagues. Komanso zoti Mazizi angathandize I doubt. Mp owina chifukwa chogwirisa ntchito ana asukulu osat anthu amdera lake ndipo samalabada za dera lakwawoli.

  28. Mache says:

    Felix is really a strong DC, he doenst tolerate useless things. When did u appraise him for incompetence? He is just two months in the office. Plots were allocated before he went to KK. Please concerned citizens go inside the lake and find plots there!!!!

  29. alomwe tikanakhala ngati adada ndi akaka kapena ambwenumbwenu ndipano tikunjoya. koma kumangowombela mmanja zili zonse more fire kk

  30. Alufeyo says:

    Felix couldnt run Chikhwawa he is beyond redemption.

  31. special advisor says:

    A common problem with local government…councilors are the one’s that stir up such, out of petty jealousies and politics of “wakwithu”. MPs feel like they are supervisors of councilors, so the manipulate them, councilors don’t have knowledge and experience, so they go where the wind goes. IN many cases council employees exploit the ignorance, inexperience and lack of clout by councilors and mismanage councils. In the end it is hard to know who is right and who is wrong. Koma anthu akutopa nazotu.

  32. Private detective says:

    Mr nyani the Dc mr felix mkandawire Dpd mr. Griffin mhango and lands officer and mr chavinda are idiots mr griffin mhango is always supporting mr lester nyambosi for the stupid services he here to serve people not to fool and confuse people i can asure you if you want i can send you a video recording of several occasion when receiving bribe money is too corrupt and hungry for money and take things too personal these people there found of creating problems not solving problem cause mr mhango is always backing mr nyambosi for rubbish that he has done.

  33. opportunist says:

    I don’t agree with these disgratled community over public servants. Which check list did they use to let them below average performance .It looks like that they is some few guys who have been frustrated after not been allocated plots.

  34. Garu Wa Garu says:

    Pitani ku ZBS Atumbuka awili ndi ma DC aku Machinga. Akumenyanilana u Dc. Reignhard Chamvula ndi Rodney Simwaka. Zobvetsa chisoni zedi. Ndiye pakakhala federation ndiyetu mukaphanatu a mbwenu mbwenu. ATUMBUKA GREED.

  35. chejali says:

    Kkkkkkkk abwenubwenu kuzauza

  36. Garu Wa Garu says:

    read the names these are all Tumbukas. They are very greedy. How did they get jobs all Tumbukas? I smell a rat. Athuwa awonapo abaleeeeee ndichifukwa chake akuti achoke. This also applies to other districts. Atumbuka nepotism too much.

  37. Nyani wa ku Mwananyani says:

    The MP is wrong to encourage this kind of behavior.
    Some of the demonstrators are probably egged on by some greedy individuals who were not allocated plots. It’s one thing to accuse a government employee, like a “bwana nkubwa” (DC) of corruption; but another to accuse him/her of incompetence.
    What do the rules say the community can remove a civil servant from a location, just because the community does not like the person? Performance appraisals in the government should be the major determinant. Nkhotakota people seem to want to work only with chewas!
    Ikanakhala nthawi ya Kamuzu, ndiye akanakufinyani (Kamuzu would not have tolerated this behavior).

    1. Jokujoku says:

      @ nyani, nkhotakotans are NOT insane inhabitants to STAND UP FOR THEIR RIGHTS , i hope they have smelt a Rotten rat over the years hence the demos. Why didn’t they march against the other DCs who were there before him and his named THIEVES? Yes those names always tries to bring down other district’s development and thats why themselves DOESN’T WANT TO WORK WITH Nkhotakotans and some has been transferred inhouse office politics. You really don’t know what you are talking about or your name belongs to the same. GO KAKA GO AND NO RETREAT NO SURRENDER UNTIL THEY GO OUT OF MZALIWA LAND. SAIBOGI SABWELERA!’ achoke

  38. Peter Muthanyula says:

    Atumbuka okhaokha at the Nkhotakota Assembly?

  39. gwede says:

    Felix is the best Dc for kk

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