Mukhito becomes another casualty in State House ‘cleansing’

State House chief of staff Peter Mukhito appears to be affected by the state residences shake-up which has seen a growing list of the President’s aides forced out of State House.

Mukhito: To be state chief spy

Mukhito: To be state chief spy

Mukhito has been redeployed to the National Intelligence Service to the state chief spy, replacing Nicholous Dausi, Nyasa Times understands.

Also being moved out of State House in the shakeup is Paulos Chisale, security advisor and a valet for President Peter Mutharika.

Mukhito recently told Capital Radio that people should not read too much in the State House shake up.

“There is completely nothing wrong with the change of staff,” said Mukhito.

Mukhito, the former police chief who once worked at State House as presidential guard commander for late president Bingu wa Mutharika, became the first victim of the change of guard in State House following the death from cardiac arrest of Bingu wa Mutharika. He was replaced by career policeman Loti Dzonzi.

He first gained notoriety in 2011 when he questioned a lecturer Dr Blessings Chinsinga over comparisons he made between the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt and the fuel crisis in Malawi. The row eventually led to the closure of the University of Malawi’s Chancellor College. Despite this, his boss, late president Mutharika, dubbed him “the best IG ever”.

Mukhito said the changes at State House were done with knowledge of the President.

The changes has seen Presidential aide-de-camp Lieutenant Colonel Faustino Gunda-Phiri controversially removed from his position and replaced by Lieutenant Colonel Gilfred Chafikana.

Apart from Lieutenant Colonel Gunda-Phiri, others who have been redeployed from State House are former presidential press secretary Frederick Ndala, presidential secretary Hilda Chapola, personal assistant to the First Lady, Philomena Kasambwe, deputy guard commander a Mr. Chikhungu and second deputy guard commander a Mr. Kabambe out of State House.

The President’s guard commander Duncan Mwapasa is also out of State House after being appointed as Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Malawi Police Service.

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Kumbukani banda

Mmm kodi nyapapayu ndi mngulu/mulomwe


state house staff mumasintha koma nanga ku city of blantyre


Welcome Mukhito,after All He Is Better. Osati A Dausi Intelligence Yake Anapangila Kuti? What We Know Is That Anali Cameraman Or Photographer Ku Myp Kumajambula Kamuzu Imeneyo Ndi Intelligence? Bolanso Shumba. Ndiye Pano Kumango Gona Nditatsikana Atilembatu As Part Of Intelligence. Shame.

Earth Digger

Kanthu ako!


Dausi, paying for embarrassing Peter and the DPP govt by begging nac money so that nib can abuse it!!! Wonder where he will be deployed!!! To be just a spy now?


next thing after being used is being fired, according to Malawian politics

Malawi wa Lero

Koma mpaka apulezidenti kukhala NKHUKU YOPANDA MUTU kkkkkkk. Ndikhulupirira amanena yongodulidwa kumene mutu kkk-kkkkk. This is real abomination kk-kkkkk. Peter, a headless chicken indead phuphuphuphu without direction. Nde chifukwa chake kuli chisawawa ku State House. Maybe all of them there are headless chickens.


Mwanza boys woyeeeeeeeeee. ifenso woyeeeeeeeeee.


Mr. Chavula, M’bobo and Mwakapugha plz do not mislead Mukhito as you did with DAUSI. Your days are numbered because the writing is on the wall.


But State House staff really steal money even Secretaries driving very expensive personal Vehicles??? Ah!!!

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