Goodall refuses to sign water and CDF documents, Malawi Parliament suspended prematurly

Deputy speaker of parliament on Wednesday prematurely suspended proceedings as disagreements increased in the House following Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe refusal to sign some documents related to water and constituency development fund issues.

Leader of the House Kondwani Nankhumwa and Minister of Finance confers

Dowa east MP Richard Chimwendo Banda brought up the issue in the House when the legislators met in the afternoon.

He said the House could not continue meeting when Gondwe and his office were not serious on the crucial issues of water and the CDF.

After a lengthy discussion on the matter, the House was suspended as Gondwe refused to sign the documents, saying he needed to consult President Peter Mutharika.

He blamed opposition parliamentarians for boycotting a meeting on the issue on Tuesday, saying the meeting could ironed out the matters.

This is the second time this week that parliament has been suspended prematurely over the same issue.

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Munthali ka
Munthali ka
3 years ago

CDF Ian just another allowance for MPs. Well Donne Goodall! Let them account down the money before you give them more. In fact CDF should be abolished!

#DzukaniAmalawi
#DzukaniAmalawi
3 years ago

Have we Malawians ever thought that most of these political leaders especially with these family-run political parties (DPP and PP), that their masters (party owners) could have hypnotised its senior members to a level of puppets with the owners as puppeteers. What we are seeing today in parliament is a demonstration of exactly that. The puppets cannot do anything with the puppet master pulling the string. Honourable Gondwe, like all other cabinet ministers and DPP legislators, will never say to sign anything without getting a nod from the puppet master. They have no conscious of their own other the one… Read more »

KKN
KKN
3 years ago

What are people comment on? the story has not said why Gondwe is refusing to sign.

Makolija
Makolija
3 years ago

MCP wants to bulldoze the water bill coz they are beneficiaries to a dubious deal. Simbi Phiri has told them that he will not fund its campaign as the money was supposed to come from the money Khato is expecting from the shady Salima water deal.

Chilungamo
Chilungamo
3 years ago
Reply to  Makolija

How do you know that? You sound like THIEF who should be sent to catch another THIEF! Aren’t you?
All thiefs (bad people) are paranoid!
SHAME on MBAVA!!!

DPP and UDF Shitholes
3 years ago

Akalamba inu awa. Pitala wakalambanso. They born before or during world war 11 and winessed the Americans drop fatman and little boy atomic bombs on Japan. They were alive when Hitler was alive. They were alive when Joseph Stalin ruled USSR. They were alive when Benito Musolini ruled Italy. Lero adzitalamula? Oh My God

Peter
Peter
3 years ago

Goodall is an old man who can not make decisions on his own. He has expired please kick him out. Nkhalamba amazigwira ufiti zija zimenezi too selfish

Katong'ongo
Katong'ongo
3 years ago

Koma ikanakhala 4 Billion akanasaina ndiliwiro la mtondo wodooka

China
China
3 years ago

Just a banch of idiots.Meanwhile they are still getting their allowances wasting tax payer’s money

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT
ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT
3 years ago

ALIBE POLOBOLEMU SYNDROME !!

Chimzimu Chonyasa
3 years ago

Consulting the President? Will he not consult others as well guys?

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