As Nyasa Times first reported, it has been made official that Masauko Medi,a senior police officer, has been appointed as new chief immigration officer replacing Hudson Mankhwala.
The government spokesperson Kondwani Nankhumwa confirmed, saying President Peter Mutharika made the appointment “ sometime last week”.
According to Nankhumwa, who is also minister of information, Tourism and Culture , Medi until his appointment, was senior deputy commissioner of Police responsible for community policing and rural patrol based at the National Police headquarters in Lilongwe.
He is not the first police officer to head Immigration Department as Elvis Thodi a former cop also was a Chief Immigration Officer.
Medi studied town and country planning and is a 1997 graduate of the University of Malawi’s Chancellor College.
He is also a holder of a masters degree in business admistration from the Eastern and southern african management (Esami)based in Arusha,Tanzania.
Born on November 21 1972,Medi comes from Nkhotakota district and has worked for the Malawi Police Service (MPS)since 1998.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :