HRDC give MPs grounds for Ansah removal at Malawi electoral body:  ‘Disposition of character’

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) leaders  have  petitioned Parliament requesting legislators to table a motion that will be aimed at removing  Jane Ansah as chairperson  of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) and her team of commissioners for allegedly manipulating the May 2019 presidential elections results.

HRDC leaders delivered a petition to Speaker of Parliament
The protesters in Lilongwe not relenting

HRDC chairperson Timothy Mtambo said they presented the petition to Speaker of Parliament Catherine Gotani-Hara at Parliament Building in Lilongwe because Ansah has not to resign as MEC chairperson and “executive arrogance” by President Peter Mutharika over the failure to act on people’s demands for MEC head to be removed.

During a recent interview with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) President Mutharika said he would not sack Ansah because there was a case in court to determine how the elections were conducted.

Ansah herself is on record as having said she would resign only if the presidential elections case, being heard by the Constitutional Court, proves that she was on the wrong side.

HRDC want a motion to be tabled in the House for legislature to removal of Ansah and MEC commissioners on grounds of “incapacity and incompetence” among other things.

The ground has also said Ansah should be removed among other things for “disposition of character”, saying she was seen celebrating with the alleged victors (Democratic Progressive Party –DPP) after the results were announced and her “known prejudiced comments against and for a specific contender in the election process.”

HRDC has also put to the attention of Parliament that the entire MEC turned a blind eye to the allegations against the arrest of officials of the electoral body for “doctoring” results sheets to subvert the will of Malawian voters.

The petitioners said Malawi is now in a political turmoil with an apparent prevailing tense as a result if the fraudulent May 21 2019 presidential elections.

Mtambo presented the petition to the Speaker through Malawi Congress Party (MCP) legislator Richard Chimwendo Banda, whose party is also the second petitioner in the ongoing elections case in the Constitutional Court.

But HRDC boss urged members to discuss matters in the petition “without considering their political affiliations.”

Chimwendo Banda said he hopes the Business Committee of Parliament will ensure that the petition is read in the House soon “because it is clear that issues which have been presented in it are pertinent.”

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Godfearing Person
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Godfearing Person

If you are not sure or being used, you do not focus. Mtambo nyanga zako ndi ma bangles ako ayamba kusukuluka and your end (death) is near. Wekha ku Khoti, wekha ku mademo, wekha ku parliament, wekha ku stadium, wekha Mwapasa, wekha quota sytem, Std 8 selection, china chilichonse, Chakwela, Chilima, Joyce Banda, azakupelekeza ku manda. Kodi wapenga? Mwina is a sign of kicks of a dying horse! Koma sure uikidwa kumanda chaka chino chifukwa chosowesa mtende anthu osalakwa m’Malawi muno. Ngati alakwa ndi Ansa why torturing malawians? Sure upita ungolapilatu kuti ukalandilidwe kumwamba ndi angelo. Ma charms (bangles) will… Read more »

Mwinithako
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Mwinithako

MCP supportters kkkThese arer not all Malawians.KKKK inenso ndinavotera Peter Aurthur Mutharika kkk not Chakwera or Chilima chifukwa Peter anawinakaaa kkk.Mmesa aliyense ankafuna wake kkkk.Agule ankafuna wawo wagule Chakwera okonda mwano ankafuna wawoo Chilima wamwano kkkk.Ndeife a Pitala ife tidachulukilapo pang’ono chifukwa chake Pitalayooo adawina kkk

Mwinithako
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Mwinithako

Ankolowa ndimfiti yachitumbuka yeniyeni ija yodya matewere awana kkk.Ndichiyani makamaka a Timothy Mtambo ndi Gift Trapence.

Poti a Trapense tikafunsa azibale anu KuNsanje akuti inu mpaka munathawa bamboo anu akudwala mpaka imfa kkkk.Munakhwimila bamboo anu kkk.Simunafune kuona nkhope kkkk kuti zizimba zingasuluke kkk.
Mwapasa mukulimbana naye ndinyooo kkkk mutha ngati makatani inuuuu kkk.A Timothy Mtambo chanzeru chomwe Mtumbuka angabweretse padziko laMalawi ndichani kupatula Nsanje kufuna kuti chili chonse chabwino chikhake chamTumbuka kkk

Joseph chagomerana
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But y Mr mtambo r u afraid of court resurts?

Ankolo
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Za ziii HRDC. Kodi ndi chani kodi? Ufiti!!! Chani. Pali nkhani APA?

Chiga
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Chiga

This is a tricky one for the parliamentarians because some if not most of them are obvious beneficiaries of the irregular conduct in which the tripartite elections were presided over by Jane Ansa. Often beneficiaries of a corrupt system become the staunchest of its supporters. It’s inherent human behavior. A case in point, the 4.2 billion Malawi Kwacha shared among our previous parliamentarians to shoot down the 50 + 1% presidential election proposed amendment to the constitution was clearly official corruption on the part of the DPP led government. Our so called esteemed members of the august house gladly pocketed… Read more »

Timo Clouds
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Timo Clouds

Iyi ndiye drama setting. Mtambo presenting petition to Richard Chimwendo Banda yemwenso ndi namalira. kkkkkkkk

Noriegha
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Noriegha

Crocodile Party game akulira nayo Lazalo ku khoti pano. Amayesa kuthanmanga ku ma demo ndi ku khoti ndi chimodzimodzi. Ena ndi awa a Arafat after kugwa nayo ku khoti angokhala choir master ku ma demo. From Vice president to a demo choir master. kkkkkkkkk