Chakwera hires former Malawi police chief for State House job: Kachama deputy chief ofstaff

President Lazarus Chakwera has hired former Malawi Police Services (MPS) Inspector General Dr Lesten Kachama as deputy chief of staff for State Residences.

Former Malawi Police chief Kachama: Now deputy chief of staff at State House
Mrs Kachama captured with MCP officials

Kachama is regarded as one of the finest police IGs in the country but was unceremoniously removed from his position by former president Peter Mutharika.

State Residences chief of staff Prince Kapondamgaga has confirmed of the appointment.

However, there has been an uproar in social media platforms as some section of society is accusing Chakwera of hiring people from his tribe, the Chewa.

Both Kapondamgaga and Kachama are from central region where Chakwera comes from.

Chakwera’s head of security detail is also from the central region.

The MCP and Tonse Alliance accused the former ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) during the presidential campaign of tribalism, regionalism and nepotism among others.

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Bamusi
9 months ago

Nanga Nundwe, simuganizira ? He is such a good and honest guy

KotiMan
KotiMan
9 months ago

It’s normal. In USA the president appoints every close relative when it comes White House activities. How can you appoint somebody whom you dont trust? I think people are wrong in Malawi. On other government jobs the president can chose any one from any tribe. But ku state house no way….you chose close relatives for your safety. See Barack Obama for example….

Ndevezamwai
Ndevezamwai
9 months ago

Dr Kachama is from Balaka District kwa T/A Msamala

Chilungamo chafika
Chilungamo chafika
9 months ago

A Malawi siopusa.Let me give you simple analysis. For past 26 yrs boma Lili kumwera.IGs from South 9 ,and 8with qualifications from msce to standard 8 and only one with diploma.IGs from Central kumbambe masters degree, Dzodzi masters,Kachama PhD and Kainja PhD.A Malawi mutha kuona kuti nepotism inachitika ndindani.Ena mpakana MSCE or mwinaso alibe kukhala Inspector General was Police.You know deserving IGs and from from which region according to facts.Okonderedwa mwaonanso.Just go and find out.Stop talking nonses here Dr.Kachama deserves the position.

Chittanooga
Chittanooga
9 months ago

Good statistics and observation.

Chilungamo chafika
Chilungamo chafika
9 months ago

This govt is for the people.Just an analysis.Reserve governor and secretary to treasury ,attorney general and speaker Northerners under chakwera.In DPP not southerners but a particular tribe.Start your nepostic analysis mwagwa kale.By 2025 Chakweras will win by 70 to 80 percent of votes.DPP and UDF wait for coming 30 yrs.

Goe
Goe
9 months ago

But I thought Kachama reached the retirement age?? Abale kulibe anthu ena achinyamata oti angagwire ku State House? I like the thinking of Mordecai Msiska, SC.

Kharupa
Kharupa
9 months ago

Kachama was not unceremoniously removed, he had served to the mandatory retirement age of 60.

Shady
9 months ago

Shame for the Notheners and Southerners who vote For MCP that’s the true colors of MCP

Bigman
Bigman
9 months ago

Abusa awa anangonamizapo anthu apa .Palibe chimene chisinthe nawonso angokhala ngati Cadet.Zimene amati ndi zoyipa ndi zomwe akuchita chiwasankhire .Namizani anthu abusa,poti amalawi ndiwopusa .

Wiza
Wiza
9 months ago

Please engage active civil servants or any sector employees not retired Malawians.

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