Chakwera’s aide, Nations Msowoya arrested over ‘mysterious’ Bill

Police in Lilongwe have arrested Presidential Executive Assistant and Special Advisor on Churches and Religious Affairs, Pastor Thom Martin and Ministry of Finance Acting Director of Debt and Aid, Nations Msowoya, over alleged abuse of office and making false documents.

Thom and Msowoya are suspected to have a hand in the illegal processing of the Loan Authorisation Bill, which mysteriously found its way to the august House for debate.

The Bill number 22 of 2021 Loan Authorisation sought to authorize government borrow 98 million euros (equivalent of K93 billion) to finance construction of houses for security agencies but was never looked at nor discussed by the Attorney General (formerly Dr Chikosa Silungwe) and cabinet.

Nations Msowoya, Director of Debt and Aid

However, the Bill had been removed from the order paper of parliament on 9 July 2021 after the authorities noted the anomaly.

National Police public relations officer, James Kadadzera, confirmed the arrest, saying Thom and Msowoya are currently in the custody at Lilongwe Police Station.

“Police will give more details later regarding the arrest,” said Kadadzera in a response to our questionnaire a short while ago.

On his arrival from the United Kingdom, President Chakwera hinted that he would wish to know how the Bill found its way to Parliament having bypassed all the due processes.

Meanwhile, President Chakwera has fired Pastor Thom from his role.

State House Director of Communications, Sean Kampondeni, has confirmed the development in an interview with Nyasa Times.
“Yes, I can confirm that Pastor Thom has been fired,” said Kampondeni without elaborating.

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Yekha
Yekha
1 month ago

Mwina ndi social media wavutayu, timwa zambiri ine pheeee

Apostle
1 month ago

Eish!!!!!!! I Pray for my fellow Pastors in government. May God help you to represent His kingdom with fear and trembling

Bwande
Bwande
1 month ago

Nyengo zovuta kumakhalaso zinthu zovuta , chilipo chomwe chimafunika chichitike


cairo
cairo
1 month ago

I dont believe that these two were just acting on their own, the President and someone close to him has a hand on this, trust me. Firing of the Pastor is just a way of trying to cover himself. There is no way a Bill can find its way into parliament just like that, i have never heard that. Pali utsi pali moto.

Jah
Jah
1 month ago

I don’t think amafuna kuba

Jonas
Jonas
1 month ago

Follow the money…there is a big fish. A whole Loan Authorization Bill bogus as it is found its way to the order paper….koma pa Malawi

Khima
Khima
1 month ago

There is something peculiar with this government… hoodwinking citizens..there is no way two people can just wake up and draft a bogus bill amati ngongoleyo akailandilila kuti?..this so called loan was meant for “government of Malawi” meaning everyone knew it..

CULTURE
CULTURE
1 month ago

The president knows what is happening. Thus what happens when the spirit of God has left you. There is more than this coming just wait. When you join the devil, destruction, stealing and killing becomes the order of the day according to the Bible. When you leave God, you do not expect to remain Holly.

Last edited 1 month ago by CULTURE
M'memo wa Tonse alliance mwagwera mchenga
M'memo wa Tonse alliance mwagwera mchenga
1 month ago

This was a racket by powers that be. They attempted to sneak the bill through so they could cash in to finance a party and share some amongst themselves, meanwhile they would proceed building the houses little by little over 3 years with money from the taxes realised within the country. Our vote signed up for a Mafia operation!

Time Changes, be dynamic
Time Changes, be dynamic
1 month ago

Just release them. The story doesn’t add up. Two people cannot facilitate the movement of the alleged bill all the way to that far without the help of the system. It is the system or practice that is at fault. Stop depending on hearsay. Revamp the system.

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