Govt appoints Chioko as Mera acting CEO as indicted Magalasi goes on leave

Government has appointed an acting chief executive officer for energy regulatory state body, the Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) technically replacing the embattled CEO Collins Magalasi.

Chioko: Acting Mera CEO

Lawyer Ishmael Stan Chioko has been appointed acting CEO according to an internal memo dated August 12, 2020 from Mera’s Human Resources and Administration manager Troy Mtenje.

“Be further informed that the current chief executive officer, Dr. Collins Magalasi has proceeded on leave,” says the brief memo.

Analysts say Magalasi, embroiled in multi-million dubious purchase scandal, cannot be fired now because there is no board of directors which is mandated to do so.

Magalasi, socialite Dorothy ‘Cash Madam’ Shonga and two Mera officers are accusing of swindling Mera of millions of money through dubious purchases.

They are all out on court bail.

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nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
1 month ago

We the voters DONT WANT CHIOKO. PLEEEEEASE.
An idiot cashgater nkhope yofanana ndi khalidwe lake. .too many deals he has done. I mean dubious deals.
sitikumufuna oli timucotsa tokha.

KODI KEN LIPENGA ALI KUTIKO ABALE AZANGA

dungu
dungu
1 month ago

Chimulirenji look alike

dungu
dungu
1 month ago

ng’ono wachimulirenji

Wiza
Wiza
1 month ago

Was he already working there or has been parachuted into the organisation?

Phungu
Phungu
1 month ago

Chioko is a suspected cashgater.

Bigman
Bigman
1 month ago

Komatu Chioko was arrested nkhani za Mphwiyo. Zikukhala bwanji kodi ku Tonse Alliance? Zibwana?

Uyo
Uyo
1 month ago

Kikikikikikiki munthu uyu was also involved in the city motors deal gone wrong. How do you appoint him as acting CEO??? Follow the paper trial and see where his thumbprint appears. Come to my office I’ll show you.

Yopee
Yopee
1 month ago

What does it mean to “technically replace” an embattled CEO?
Kapena he is just a puppet and Dr Magalasi is still calling the shots while on leave?

John Masikiabayankhope
John Masikiabayankhope
1 month ago

ulendo basi. Kapumeni ndi cashmadam anuwo

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