Malawi appoints new Chief Elections Officer: Sammy Alfandika

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has announced the  appointment of Sammy Njirammadzi Alfandika as Chief Elections Officer effective to replace Willie Kalonga who was fired over financial  abuse the electoral body.

Sammy Alfandika now new MEC chief elections officer

In a statement signed by MEC  Chairperson Dr. Jane Ansah SC,  Alfandika’s appointment is effective 2nd
January 2018.

“The Malawi Electoral Commission is informing all electoral stakeholders and the general public tha in accordance with Section 12 of the Electoral Commission Act, it has appointed Mr. Sammy
Njiram’madzi Alfandika as Chief Elections Officer effective January 2, 2018” reads the statement.

The statement further reveals that the appointment follows rigorous interview process conducted between 21st and 22nd December 2017 where Alfandika came out the best candidate.

“The role of Chief Elections Officer is vital on the management of electoral process and the commission has no dought that Mr. Alfandika has the right skills and experience to deliver in this important role,”
said Ansah in the statement.

Adds the statement: “The commission congratulates Mr. Alfandika on his appointment and wishes him well in the implementation of MEC’s mandate of delivering free, fair, transparent, inclusive, cost-effective and
credible elections as a beacon of democracy” concludes the statement.

Alfandika has served in different elections and public administration positions.

He holds BSoc and MA (Economics) degrees obtained from the University of Malawi (UNIMA).

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Kiboko
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Congratulations Sam Njirammadzi Alfandika for your appointment as the Chief Elections Officer of the Malawi Electoral Commission. Your experience working for MEC as well as the UNDP elections project will serve you well in your new role

Mwalweni James
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Koma ntchito imeneyi imaphatu. Akupha pompano. Ask Mbendera , Thandi mukovole, they died mysteriously. Bola iwe usayambane nawonso . Utsogola

Yahya Yahya Jammeh
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He is not Alfandika, but Alufandika. Nyasa Times please double check spellings of people’s names, this is tantamount to a criminal offense.

Kiboko
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He calls himself….”Sam Njirammadzi Alfandika” don’t you dare change his name

Gubudu
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Congratulations Mr Sam Alufandika. This is another demonstration of DPP’s merit driven approach. We all know that Sam is a hybrid Ngoni from Ntcheu and Salina district. Key positions in the DPP government are held by people from the North and Centre. Examples Inspector General, Chief Immigration Officer, DPP, ODPP, ACB DIRECTOR, Attorney General, Chief Justice, MEC Chairperson Justice Ansah, CFTC CEO, Comptroller of Statutory Corporation, TCC CEO, MBS CEO, EGENCO CEO, NRWB CEO, SRWB CEO, LWB CEO, DEPUTY CHIEF SECRETARY, CLERK OF PARLIAMENT, DEPUTY CLERK OF PARLIAMENT, LAW COMMISSIONER, CHIEF LAW REFORM OFFICER, MHRC CEO, CMST CEO, PS ENERGY,… Read more »
LIPHAVA NAMMANDWA NGONGOLIWA
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LIPHAVA NAMMANDWA NGONGOLIWA

Kkk. Chipongwe chimenecho. Ukuti tizikakudyera kuti Alhomwefe? Timadya pakhomo pambuyako? Nthawi yathu ino. Adzukulu anjoye. A Congress apse mtima.!!!!!

Nanga ku MERA? Nanga ku NOCMA? Nanga ku NFRA? Nanga ku ujeni…uku?

Sawopa imfa
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Ndiye uzalengezetse zaboza kuti DPP yawinaso pamene mwabera, uzasatila azinzako kumanda. Paja mumagulidwa ndi tima million. You don’t care about the lives of Malawiana you just Care about money, fool people.

Maxwell Phiri
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Congrats Mr. Alufandika for the new job! Welcome back to MEC. You have filled the shoes of a big man. Willie Kalonga was well loved by staff in MEC and we all know he is a professional. Haters will always talk of financial abuses, we know it was govt interference that led to his dismissal . Otherwise he would have been arrested.
Mutionjezere malipilo bwana

LIPHAVA NAMMANDWA NGONGOLIWA
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LIPHAVA NAMMANDWA NGONGOLIWA

Congrats. Koma ife a DPP usatiyiwaletu. Takuikapo ndife kusiya Atumbukawa ndi a Chewa. Mwanayu makisana ngwathu.

Mukhaula a Congress.

Sorry Sir. Just joking. I have no yet recieved your dossier yet on my desk concerning your machinations and political kinetics. Until the dossier arrives we will only afford the sincere congrats deep down from my heart.

When we finally get the MPs to approve all the electoral bills through fire and brimstone, please be royal to the barefoot Malawians who are looking forward to a better tomorrow to supervise the elections fairy.

All the best.

Sawopa imfa
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Kuzolowera kuba, ndi kupha inu ma cadets

Ben phiri
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Wathu wathu uyu. Chisankho tawina kale. DPP woyeeeee.

Maunits
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Where does he come from

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