I won’t be stampeded – MP Kamlepo hits back at Malawi President Mutharika over ‘grand corruption’

Fiery and outspoken Rumphi east MP Kamlepo Kalua has said he will not shut up and will not adhere to the 24 hour ultimatum to release names of the seven cabinet ministers named in the K236 billion cashgate report.

Kamlepo: The President should stop shielding corrupt gangsters in cabinet

Kamlepo: The President should stop shielding corrupt gangsters in cabinet

Kalua was reacting to President Peter Mutharika’s demands issued on Monday.

“I will not shut up, he cannot threaten me, he cannot shake me up,” the firebrand MP said.

He insisted Mutharika is lying that he does not have the names of the seven cabinet ministers.

“Unless he tells us that he is failed to run Malawi, unless he is clueless on how to run government affairs, unless he is not in control then he doesn’t have the names,” said Kalua.

Kalua said he has the names after the auditor general Stevenson Kumphasa gave to the Public Accounts Committee when they  summoned him.

“But I am not the one to tell the president the names because I am not the auditor general, I am not the director of the ACB,” said Kamlepo.

He said Kumphasa told the Public Accounts Committee members that he had surrendered 13 files on the K236 billion cashgate report, out of which seven contain the names of the cabinet ministers.

Kalua said failure by the President to prosecute the seven cabinet ministers is a clear indication that he was shielding them and he has failed to run the government as its leader.

The MP  also told Mutharika to stop threatening him.

“I have had 23 attempts on my life since the dawn of multiparty democracy, 15 by Bingu, the president’s own brother. I have survived  assassination on my life even after this President took office,” said Kamlepo.

The auditor general Kumphasa said he was advised by the attorney general not to make public the names.

Anti Corruption Bureau director Lucas Kondowe got the names from the auditor general but he is refusing to prosecute the said ministers heightening speculation that he is under orders from Mutharika himself.

Speculation has it that the seven ministers include Finance minister Goodall Gondwe, Labour minister Henry Mussa, Agriculture minister George Chaponda and Energy minister Bright Msaka.

Kamlepo wondered why the President said he does not have the names when at a rally in Zomba he mentioned that former president Joyce Banda is named in the report.

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15 thoughts on “I won’t be stampeded – MP Kamlepo hits back at Malawi President Mutharika over ‘grand corruption’”

  1. Phwisa says:

    Kamlepo is known for un-substantiated claims. He has made numerous allegations even about the army on radios but no one has taken him to task. He has become such untouchable and no one in Malawi would dare him.

  2. be humane says:

    2019 the same DPP will be voted into power because we don’t have an alternative party to lead us. MCP mmmmm brutal history record, only in the central region and more of a regional or clan party cannot win, UDF inatha ngati Makati, the northern region quited politics after the death of Chakufwa Chihana they are failing to form a party though they claim to be the intelligent and wise people. PP inapita ku exile ku South Africa ndi mayi wawo. Penabe tikumalimba mtima ndi Chakwera komanso naye a very dead opposition leader akulephera kuchita kanthu. Tembo was power. Chakwera needs to be led and not lead

  3. Trendex says:

    FOR LACK OF A BETTER ENGLISH WORD AND IF A SPADE CAN BE CALLED BY ITS PROPER NAME, THE PRESIDENT IS TOO SILLY AND STUPID. HOW CAN HE URGENTLY ARREST THE HYENA MAN ( A POOR NSANJE MAN) AT THE EXPENSE OF THE SQUANDERS OF PUBLIC PURSE? THE SAME CHAPONDA HAS SQUINDLES SOLDIERS’ MONEY. OUR JUDICIAL SYSTEM IS FACE. ONCE AGAIN, THE FISH HAS ROTTEN FROM THE HEAD UP TO BEYOND THE TAIL. TELL THEM KAMLEPO. CHWE MWANA CHWE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. Mwalawatuzi says:

    uti anzake kapena kuti mamembala anzake amene alinawo mu komiti yoona za chuma ku nyumba ya malamulo amukanila kuti palibe mayina anduna ngakhale imodzi mu lipoti la cashgate. Ngatidi nkuluyu akunena zoona monga munthu wopanda mantha komanso owopa mulungu, membela wa EGC ndibwino kuti abwere poyera ndi maina a nduna zisanu zomwe akuti iye ali ndi umboni onse kuti mtundu wa amalawi udziwe. Nkuluyu wakhala akunena nkhani imeneyi kwa kanthawi tsopano ndipo wapatsidwa maola makumi awiri ndi asanu kuti abwere poyera ndi maiyinawo kaya awakhoma pa malo poti pamadutsa anthu ambiri kaya atuma munthu. Dziko la Malawi likuyembekezera nkuluyu kuti abweretse umboni nthawi ina iliyonse. Ngati satero ndiye simuthu wa umulungu komanso waboza, wosakhulupilika.

  5. Kenkkk says:

    Some of you are really blind, stupid and foolish, dpp bootlickers. Peter and his dpp cohorts are the head of corruption, heavily involved. These so called named corrupt ministers are not alone, they are heavily linked to Peter. Arresting them will reveal all about peter’s involvement as well. So he will be commiting suicide by arresting them.

  6. Nyani says:

    Kamlepo you nattering nabob of negativity, you pratlling primate of pulchritude, you cackling closet of cacaphony, you boisterous bundle of banality, either release the names now or forever shuuuuuirrrrrrpplll! Mxiiiiiii! This politicopathology of retrogressive redundncies needs to pack his meagre possesuons and go back to tilling the land in his village where he belongs!!!

  7. Zexa says:

    Zaziiiiiiiii! Pajatu matenda akhunyu samatha ngakhale utawamwera mankhwala chotani. Ndawonera kamulepo. And khunyu ndi misala sizisiyana kwenikweni as both affect ubongo wamunthu. We have a mad person in parliament. Trust me. Or if you are in doubt, test them. Kamulepo will not come out clean and sane. Tamvana zimenezo?

  8. Nsanje Hyena says:

    I want to repeat what I said several times. Malawi made a mistake to vote these guys, the DPP, back to power. They are crooks of the highest order. They need some firebrand of the calibre of Kamlepo type to be told in the face that they are thieves. What the head of state is doing amounts to shielding perpetrator of crime. One can only conclude that may be and I say may be he is the god father of cashgate. What is his fear to just let the cat out of the bag. HE knows that once that button is touched then beans will be spilled. One word to HE is you can run but you can not hide. This issue you are worst your energy to suppress will come out and it will haunt you big time. So you better think twice Sir.

  9. Joseph Banda says:

    If he cannot give information then let him keep his mouth shut! Otherwise we will regard just a stupid Dimaggogue and Bigot

  10. Mbava says:

    just replace 7 fat cows with 7 thin cows

  11. Bullshit says:

    How can he mention that in the report, it only mention Joyce Banda and yet he says he has not got a report with him? Kamlepo is right here. The President is shielding these Ministerial thugs as he is part and parcel of the whole cashgate

  12. be humane says:

    Kamlepo is not a hero, failing to mention the 7 ministers if he has the list. kkkkkkkkkkkkk Pamenepa aziti iye samaopa? Akumatchula bwanji enawo achina chaponda koma kwinako akukanika. Pali Mzeru apa. Tanena iwe Kamlepo enawo ndi ndani chimenecho mchimene chikufunika apa. Nobody mentions the 7 but all people claim to have the names which gives doubts to the list that Why Peter akukusekani chifukwa palibe akunena mayina onse koma aliyense angokankhira nzake. Nanga amene mukumatchulawo mukulimba mtima bwanji? I should suspect the other 4 names belong to opposition so akuwopa kudziwotcha dzala okha

  13. Mapwevupwevu says:

    Kamlepo if you swore an oath of secrecy then why are you making noise? Just shut up then! If you are what you claim to be then break the oath and tell us! We will pay your legal fees.

  14. ngalamayi says:

    All strength to you, MP Kamlepo! Don’t give up! Malawi’s future depends on these ministers facing the law. It’s the only way to clear Malawi’s name in the world.

    1. Kaziulika Chimugonda says:

      Hon. Kamlepo is right! It’s not in his jurisdiction to mention the names of the 7 ministers. APM by virtue of his position APM has mandate to do that. What APM wants by squeezing Hon Kamplepo is to divert attention from cashgate to force Kamplepo out of Parliament for breaking protocol. Mr. President, tell the nation the truth as shielding the 7 ministers eventually will be in public domain. Then, it shall be more embarrassing to you. Reducing the figure from 577 to 236billion Kwacha is another big blunder.

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