MP Patrick Bandawe faces bankruptcy, risk losing parliamentary seat

Dedza East member of Parliament (MP Patrick Bandawe faces bankruptcy proceedings and   risks losing his parliamentary seat if he fails to pay a debt of K13.8 million.

Bandawe: If declared bankrupt, the MP risks losing his Dedza East seat

According to Commercial Court documents which Nyasa Times has seen, Bandawe owes MM (Operations) the sum of K13, 866, 315.95 plus interest at five per cent per annum from May 30, 2018 until the payment is made.

The court says this was the sum Bandawe was expected to pay the company since the judgement was made on May 30, 2018 which Bandawe had not challenged.

“…(You) must satisfy the court that you have  a counterclaim, set-off or cross demand against the said MM (Operations) Limited which equals or exceeds the sum claimed by the said MM (Operations) Limited and which you could not set up in the action or other proceedings in which the judgment or order was obtained,” says the court document dated July 18, 2019.

It was not immediately known what type of business Bandawe and the company transacted.

According to  laws, a legislator loses a parliamentary seat if the person is ‘an undischarged bankrupt having been adjudged or otherwise declared bankrupt under any law in force in the Republic’ according to Section 51 (1) d of the Constitution.

So far, no only one former MP Reverend Christopher Mzomera Ngwira was  declared bankrupt while in office.

He could not contest in May elections for the  Mzimba Hora seat.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :
newest oldest most voted
Notify of
Mtete
Guest

Is that so Mesimadzi? We learn everyday

O Chigamba
Guest
O Chigamba

eeeeeh sorry.. perekani ndalamaypo basi

mpilu
Guest
mpilu

so if he goes bakrupcy wat does it have to do with us. ndlama zinabwerera komwe zinacokela. ful8shi idiot.
KARMA AKUYAMBA KUKANTHA

namatetule
Guest

Lembani kuti ndi MP wa MCP

Mandado@147
Guest

talk to MIA its just 13 million not billion all those allowances car loan you get from parliament

Mbwatalika Dukulira
Guest
Mbwatalika Dukulira

Just join dpp my brother

mpilu
Guest
mpilu

wat goes round comes round. thick small brain..kkkkk

Sahara
Guest
Sahara

Too soon for Karma?

mesimadzi
Guest
mesimadzi

Mtete what do mean by “with the help of DPP”? Bachi wavalayo ndi ya DPP? Bandawe was planted by Chakwera to steal Julian’s Deadza East seat. Find out Chakwera does not like people from Dedza, including Juliana. Chakwera is very evil.

Omex70
Guest
Omex70

@ mesimadzi, sunanenepo choona chili chonse chokhudza Chakwera. Every time you make a comment timadziwiratu kuti unena zabodza. kodi ndi u cadet chabe kapena ziwanda?

Girl lady
Guest
Girl lady

Ziwanda zophatikizana ndi Ukhadeti!!!!

Mtete
Guest

Is this the guy who, with the help of DPP, stole the parliamentary seat from Juliana Lunguzi?
Serves him right.

Diaspora
Guest
Diaspora

Did Juliana Lunguzi lose her Parliamentary seat?

Nicholous
Guest

Yes she lost the seat

Nicholous
Guest

Koma ndindalama yochepa kwambiri apereka

kishobeh
Guest

kkkkkkkk my friend, DPP ?

Khima
Guest
Khima

ZIsatikhuze

Machendekhwepe
Guest
Machendekhwepe

He is am mcp m.p. of what business does dpp has with him?

Eagles Eye
Guest
Eagles Eye

The business of orchestrating a bankruptcy after he had snubbed to join your cadetish grouping.

Aubreybandawe
Guest
Aubreybandawe

He did not stole the seat.But people thought it wise. nowonder he is where he is today.

shatapu
Guest

Inunso a kape a Mtete, this moron is MCP, Juliana is MCP. What has DPP to do with that? Does DPP vote? Wasn’t he voted an MP by “people in his constituency”? Kodi nsete zanu zilizonse muzizipaka pa DPP? SHATAPUU