Bushiri’s ‘presidential’ security irks Malawi govt: Police IG sends officers on transfer

Inspector General (IG) of Malawi Police Service, Lexten Kachama, has reportedly send three senior officers at the Northern Region Police on force transfer for providing famous prophet Shepherd Bushiri tight security befitting a Head of State at his Mzuzu crusade over the weekend.

Prophet Bushiri waves to worshippers

Prophet Bushiri waves to worshippers

Police officers were handy to provide Bushiri VIP treatment

Police officers were handy to provide Bushiri VIP treatment

Worshippers at Mzuzu crusade by Bushiri

Worshippers at Mzuzu crusade by Bushiri

Bushiri, aka Major One or Papa, who is currently ministering in South Africa for his Enlighten Christian Gathering (ECG), was in the country for a crusade which attracted thousands of people, coming hot on the heels of his ‘capturing’ sermon and ‘walk in the air’ miracle.

The ‘go deeper’ famed prophet was offered VIP security like a Head of State and a Police brass band from Zomba marched the streets of Mzuzu city to spice up the prophet’s crusade.

The development reportedly did not go on well with government officials who felt Bushiri had much more clout than State President.

IG Kachama, who himself approved the Police brass band to perform for the Major One, has moved Commissioner of Police for the Northern Region, Stach Maundala to Police headquarters in Lilongwe to head the audit and inspection department.

He has also moved deputy commissioner Foster Mangani, barely two weeks he was posted to Mzuzu, to go to Zomba Police College as Commandant.

Also moved is Regional Police Operations Officer Alex Masina who is heading to Mzimba Police station as officer in charge.

But Polices spokeswoman Rhoda Manjolo has described the transfers as “normal”.

Maundala himself has also said it is “normal in the police service” to be moved.

But he said powers to hire police band did not lie in his hands, confirming it is the IG who authorised that they brass band could perform as the Major One crusade.

Reports indicate that all police departments in the north were deployed to provide security at Bushiri’s crusade the same way they do with the President.

However, unlike presidential security, over 100 officers were paid allowances by Bushiri for three days.

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Moses Botha

God y r u taking too long 2 come…we r tired wth these worldly things

patrick mangani

malawians. lets be alert this is the last days lets tell pipo the word of God and lift up jesus so that pipo must knw Him and be saved. this tym to tell about jesus thron so that we must b there at heaven. the worthy of this world is not permanet and we will nt go with it we wil leav it here. His prophet came only 2 show his worthy and against our presdent nt 2 preach the good news. note :satan is there 2 deceive many even the chosen one..


if bushiri does da staff dat u kant make,wy jealousy?

vitumbiko mkandawire

God help us to know ur true gospel and true prophets rather than wasting our time

You must know!!!!!!

If yu cant beat yur opponent, the best solution is to join him. Apolice woyeeeeee Bushiri woyeeeeeeeee

Unenesko Nguwemi

Mwana uyu wazamutola boma munthazi.Wakwenda mumphepo ;watola presidential security.Bushiri keep it up.Give police jobs.


Eish 2bab

Winston msowoya

Malawians,please wake up from your deep slamber.Bushiri is not a Prophet,but rather a cone man who is there to milk your hard- earned Kwacha.For how long you will remain victims of evil people? Banda cheated you that he was a Chewa from Kasungu,no authentic genesis,Bingu came in,and you gave him your all,the results,you have seen is for yourself and now,you are living under most difficult times under Peter.Do not blame anybody,but your stupidity.Wakeup.


Iwe pitala kumpusa mu mzelu kwako kusatukwanise boma apolice was not there to fight with somebody but to give malawians enough security when ur oldered police,army solders to misokhano yako amapanga complain ndani?


Zimene akukamba 152 Wiston Msowoya ndizopandapake chifukwa ngati kamuzu sadali mchewa wakukasungu konkuno kumalawi koma adatipangira zitukuko zambiri zolozeka zikuluzikulu.Pamene amene amene akuti ndi amalawi enieni adango dzati bera ndalama zaboma.


Peter Mathanyula nchindere chakufikapo. When Joyce Banda was president of Malawi, you Mathanyula you were busy using convoys and sirens as if you were president. You never stopped because of your stupid desires. Now Bushiri has paid for his security, unlike you who doesnt pay but just make them stand 12 hours in the rain/sun, and you are feeling jealousy??? This he-goat of a president called Peter Mathanyula Goliati wangotalika stinks!!!!!!!!!!!!

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