Faizal Aboo ‘landlord of Limbe’ apologises to parliament over statement against MP Suleman

The flamboyant  chief executive officer for   Pacific Group of Companies , Faisal Aboo,  has apologised to Parliament’s  ad-hoc Privileges Committee  for  the statement his  private company issued on Blantyre City South East member of Parliament (MP) Sameer Suleman in November 2020.

Faizal Aboo: : Owns big plots but apologises for issuing statement

MP Suleman:  I have a petition from the people of my area called Chiwembe Housing, where this guy [Aboo] is so arrogant that he has gone to build a fence right on the main road. No one can touch him.
The larger-than-life businessman Aboo, appeared before the committee on Tuesday after being summoned as Speaker of Parliament Catherine Gotani Hara, set the ad-hoc committee which the House approved to summon him.

The committee which was led by George Zulu, who is also Lilongwe City West member of parliament, (Malawi Congress Party)  quizzed Aboo on the statement his company issued against Suleman.

Without mentioning names,  Suleman said  in parliament that besides racial abuse, some foreign nationals are grabbing prime land in cities and towns at the expense of Malawians.

He claimed that 80 percent of the whole of Limbe central business district in Blantyre  is currently owned by two individuals and that of the two, one of them owns over 50 hectares where he is doing fish farming.

The MP further claimed that the individual is about to be given 48 hectares by Blantyre City Council and Ministry of Lands in the area known as Chigumula Forest.

But in a statement Pacific said although Suleman refrained from directly naming the concerned party, they were convinced he was referring to Pacific Group given that it is the only entity that operates a  fish farm in Limbe, known as Chambo Fisheries.

The company demanded that Suleman should withdraw his remarks in Parliament where he made the accusations, stating that the remarks were damaging the company’s reputation and may cause people to rise against it.

Ishmael Ndaila Onani, MP of Dedza South (MCP) presented a motion using Parliamentary Standing Orders, saying Pacific Group violated the Parliamentary Privileges legal instrument that protects MPs from outside interference on matters discussed in Parliament.

Aboo had to apologise to the committee, saying they erred in issuing the statement condemning MP Suleman and that “saying sorry is the right thing to do.”

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) through its whistle-blower initiative filed a complaint to Anti-Corruption Bureau about Ministry of Lands for awarding corruptly the Plots 1036 to 1040 Limbe East (near Railways) to Aboo and that Deed Plan number 170/09 was forged.

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Jack
6 months ago

The wrongdoers must always keep in mind that if they get caught then expect to pay the price, be black white brown yellow pick what ever the shade of a persons skin. It doesn’t matter whether rich or poor. DO A CRIME….DO THE TIME! In jail!!

mtete
mtete
6 months ago

The so-called Chambo Fish Farm is in a dilapidated state; proof that these Corrupt Asians of Malawi Origin (oops, Malawians of Asian Origin) are not necessarily after development but, rather, grabbing land left and right, pushing the locals to city peripherals.

Mpakateni
6 months ago

Kutereku a nyumba ya Malamulo mukumakumana zikakukomerani eti? Koma muikulephera kukumana kuti muchepetse mphamvu za President zosankhira anthu m’maudindo. Tikuonantu, ndipo aliyense wa inu adzayankha masiku ali nkudza. Tatopa nazo zoti President azisankha anzake kapena abale ake pa maudindo akuluakulu a m’boma.

Kaisala
Kaisala
6 months ago

Ana anthu sadzamvetsa kuti Malawi ndi wa anthu okuda sure…. Selling land to these Indians anyhow but one day, I say one day things shall boil up. Don’t blame the indigenous

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
6 months ago

Onani naye kuvala cikopa ca nkhosa. anapanga Onani nthawi ya zisankho kaya anaomba pati mosakhalitsa cinyumba pambali pa M1 near mulombwa.
mbava iyi.asatinyasepo

Hassam
Hassam
6 months ago

Amadalilia Sidik ameneyo, tiyeni naye

Benjones87
Benjones87
6 months ago
Reply to  Hassam

😂😂😂😂

mtete
mtete
6 months ago
Reply to  Hassam

Heartless, don’t you think. Sidik Mia is no longer around to answer back

Kudu hunter
Kudu hunter
6 months ago

An apology is not enough he should be investigated to how he obtained that land and who authorised the sale and allocation of restricted land
How the hell these thieving indians getting away with it ? after all this exposure its beyond me corruption is hard at play all i can say
Land gate ,cement gate , cash gate etc where all these indians are involved what has happened to them so far ? Fuck all
What can you expect when the gate keepers themselves are corrupt as hell

Ku lumbadzi
Ku lumbadzi
6 months ago
Reply to  Kudu hunter

It takes two to tango.

King
King
6 months ago

I have been doing a research on Indian parliament history, and I obviously learned that they never had any black parliamentarian. And my question goes to my beautiful government, how do we welcome born indians in our parliament. I think we have alot of love to even afford to lose our lands. Shame on us

Kast
Kast
6 months ago
Reply to  King

kodi who exactly is the Indian in parliament? Suleiman is coloured. if you want to know his black side, ndi asena. Stop being racist and move with the times. Most likely everyone in this day and age has a coloured relation. You might be in for a shocker when your own grandkids are coloured and someone says they are not fit to be called Malawian.

Jack
6 months ago
Reply to  King

You are very lucky to escape the fish market Parliament, where you hear more shouts and screams than the debate.😜🙄 After staying in the chamber for an hour you could end up coming out in a stretcher. It’s noisier than 10 bus engine on a full throttle.

Jonas
Jonas
6 months ago

We need Idi Amini Dada like leadership to cleanse Malawi of these blood sucking amwenye. These people are controlling the Malawi economy. Iam sure if Kamuzu were alive, he would have trimmed them to size

Chifundo Ganizani
Chifundo Ganizani
6 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

And make sure you are fed to the crocs because you are a jealous lazy jackass.

Jack
6 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

And what did idi amin did to his country? He decimated it. He turned businesses into beer holes. Furthermore the world imposed political economical and trade sanctions for his RACIST IDEOLOGY. Let’s put this straight! How many Asians are in Malawi? Maybe 7000, maximum. Do you really believe that they will be abandoned by the outside world?? Absolutely not. They will all be given an open arms welcome in other parts of the world. Let me remind you that Uganda govt 🇺🇬 Is begging the Asians to come back and run their economy as certain ppl in the country are… Read more »

Ku lumbadzi
Ku lumbadzi
6 months ago
Reply to  Jonas

Kamuzu would have also trimmed these so called democrats(UDF/DPP/PP) plus hierarchy at Capital Hill ,for unprecedented 26 years of plunder.very convenient for you to blame all the ills of this country on minorities,who have never run or governed this country.

indigenousmalawian
indigenousmalawian
6 months ago

It is good that this proud Indian has been humbled but thays not enough. Now parliament and ACB should investigate how a foreigner mananaged to buy the whole Limbe and take the necessary action. These people pick on us in our own land and that is unacceptable.

Jah
Jah
6 months ago

munagulitsa nokha mesa

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