ACB arrests Lands official Mazibuko for employing underqualified son

The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) last week arrested the Human Resource Management Officer at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Kingstone Mazibuko, for employing his underqualified son into the ministry.

ACB’s spokeswoman Egrita Ndala

He has been charged with abuse of office. Mazibuko is alleged to have employed his underqualified son, Michael, as Physical Planning Ranger in the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development although the son did not meet the academic requirement stated in the job advertisement.

In a press release issued on Thursday, ACB Principal Public Relations Officer Egrita Ndala said the Bureau received the complaint on October 21, 2021, and, after conducting investigations, it was established that Mazibuko, father to Michael, while working as the Human Resource Management Officer at the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, shortlisted his son for interviews although he did not qualify.

“On 13th October, 2021, the Bureau arrested Mr. Kingstone Mazibuko. He was taken to court on 14th October where he was charged with one count of abuse of office contrary to Section 25 B (1) of the Corrupt Practices Act,” reads the statement in part.

Ndala said Mazibuko was granted bail after producing to the Court K50,000 cash as bail bond, ordered to report at ACB offices in Lilongwe once every fortnight on Thursdays and produced one surety bonded at K500, 000.00 not cash.

Mazibuko was also ordered to surrender travel documents to the court. His trial will commence on December, 2, 2021.

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Black berry
Black berry
1 month ago

ACB should not waste resources on petty cases like this one

Balaka
Balaka
1 month ago

This is unfair, how many people including at ACB have employed their sons, nephews, daughters, apongozi,sons in law. Including our very own president. This man should have just been disciplined at organisation level. Osati mpaka court, mpaka ndende. Zopusa eti.

Mulopwana
Mulopwana
1 month ago

Small fish gets netted easily with ACB

Tatopa
1 month ago
Reply to  Mulopwana

Zoona zimenezi, akukanika kumanga amene amalemba ma un qualified Nurse opanda ma license Aja. Just because amene anawalembayo Ali ndi connections kuboma. Mmalo mowaimitsa Kaye anthuwo akuwasiya ndicholinga kuti apeze ziphaso zogwilira ntchito. Patsogolo azanene kuti zinali zabodza. Naye Chimeza wangokhala chete amuvumatitsa chibamzi. APa ndiye Bola Dorofe uja akanachitapo kanthu ndithu. APa mukuononga professional ya Nursing. Sindinamvepo padziko lapansi kuti Nurse wopanda License is allowed to practice in Gvt Hospitals.

Pyona
Pyona
1 month ago
Reply to  Mulopwana

This world is too small

Last edited 1 month ago by Pyona
ANDY
ANDY
1 month ago
Reply to  Mulopwana

THE ACB NET HELPS TO STOP THE SMALL FISH FROM BECOMING BIG FISH WHICH WILL SWALLOW WHOLE ECONOMY IN ONE MOUTHFULL

Lego
1 month ago
Reply to  Mulopwana

There is no small fish in fighting corruption as long as he/she found on the wrong doings the law must take its cost

Muchinga
Muchinga
1 month ago

Well done ACB.A lesson to all.

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