Macra surrenders cars to DPP for elections campaign

Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra)  in blatant  abuse of public resources has surrendered eight vehicles to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for its  election campaign.

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The  broadcasting regulators also surrendered two Toyota Prados one of which registration number BU 127 which was given to Minister of Information Henry Mussa and the other one was given to  DPP director of elections Ben Malunga Phiri for campaign purposes.

The broadcasting regulators also gave out a Toyota cruiser which is being used by a senior DPP youth cadet Nelson Amusi.

A Toyota Hilux BU 962 grey in colour is seen in Area 25, Lilongwe being used by an aide to Ben Phiri.

Another vehicle BU 131 black in colour is also used by a senior party official.

The revelation comes at a time when UTM president Saulos Chilima has said some parastatals including Macra, Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA), Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) are funding DPP campaign.

The DPP has changed the original registration numbers of the vehicles.

Chilima, who is also the country’s Vice-President but quit DPP last June to launch his presidential bid,  warned  controlling officers at the  State institutions to should brace themselves to account for the funds in the event of a shift of power after the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections.

Hw warned everyone who is involvedthat  once there is a change of government, “ those bosses will be held personally liable.”

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3 years ago

EEEEE kaya zanu izo ife tungodikila pa 21 May tichonge akumtima kwathu

3 years ago

Palibe cha nzeru chingachokere kwa Saulosi poti anachoka ndi mkwiyo mboma so ali ndi nkhwizi mu mtima mwake nchifukwa chake mmalo mowauza anthu mfundo ali busy kufufuza kuti kodi a DPP akupanga bwanji campaign yao. Saulosi iwe uli kuyendera galimoto za boma, asirikali a boma nyumba ya Boma and everything is from Government. You are still getting salary from the DPP government. You dont have moral ground to accuse the DPP when your are stealing our taxes through salary . Stop this because we know that you just want to get sympathy from people. That is not how politics is… Read more »

Mmora Muona
Mmora Muona
3 years ago

Time is running out, DPP. Get ready to stand trial.

3 years ago
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