Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed High Court Judge Lloyd Muhara as Deputy Chief Secretary of government.
According to a statement signed by Chief Secretary George Mkondiwa, Muhara appointment is with immediate effect.
“The President of the Republic of Malawi …. Peter Mutharika in exercise of his powers confered to him by the constitution of the Republic of appointed Justice Lloyd Muhara as deputy Chief Secretary,” Reads the statement in part.
Justice Muhara came into a lime light after granting an injunction to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party in 2014 through lawyer Kalekeni Kaphale who is now Attorney General, restraining the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) from embarking on a ballot recount over fraud concerns.
Muhara while fresh into the system as a Judge after his appointment, a rebuffed the prayer from the opposition to have their votes recounted.
Former president Joyce Banda appointed Muhara as a High Court judge in May 2014.
He once served as CEO of Malawi Revenue Authority.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :