Malawi government has elevated Rexie Chiluzi to the position of deputyAuditor General in the National Audit Office (NAO)—an organ mandated to check abuse of public resources.
“The Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) has promoted Mr. Rexie Chiluzi as the Deputy Auditor General (DAG) of the National Audit Office (NAO) with effect from 27th September, 2012,” disclosed NAO corporate communications officer Thomas Chafunya in a media statement on October 2.
“Mr. Chiluzi was until this promotion, the Assistant Auditor General (AAG).”
The supreme audit institution hasbeen smeared with allegations of donor funds mismanagement.
Recently, Auditor General Reckford Kampanje was forced to an early retirement.
NAO is currently working towards autonomy which will see them report directly to Parliament as opposed to the current system where the office operates under the Finance Ministry.
Chiluzi joined the National Audit Office on 30th January, 1986 as Assistant Auditor and moved up on the ranks as Senior Assistant Auditor, then Auditor, Principal Auditor, Chief Auditor and then was promoted to the position of Assistant Auditor General in November, 2001 the position he held until his promotion to Deputy Auditor General on 27th September, 2012.
Amongst some qualifications he has a Diploma in Business Studies (University of Malawi, Polytechnic) ACCA and FCCA.
He is 52 years old. He has also represented Malawi on the international scene as a member of the External Auditors Board for the African Union in Addis Ababa from 2006 to 2009 where within these years he was elected the Chairman of the AU Board of External Auditors.