Nkosi reveals more MEC rot: Commissioners were ambushed to sign poll result sheet

Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) commissioner Mary Nkosi has said she challenged to resign from the pollster because of the commission’s failure to address glaring irregularities and anomalies.

Commissioner Bishop Mary Nkosi: The truth shall set me free

Nkosi told the Public Appointments Committee of Parliament that for instance, they were forced to sign the presidential election result sheet when they were on their way to Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre for the swearing-in ceremony instead of signing the result sheet before the announcement of the results.

“I spoke to my lawyer, because I wanted to resign from the commission. My conscience could not allow me to continue with what is going on at the commission,” she said.

Nkosi said she had to hang on in the job because she was afraid of losing her benefits which include a gratuity and the official vehicle she was using having served the commission for three years and eight months.

She said that it was bizarre for the commissioners to sign the results sheet when the president elect was already at the venue of swearing in ceremony.

Nkosi also told the committee that the commissioners never handled the complaints which political parties lodged as the law providers, saying the complaints were instead directed to a legal team.

“I think the opposition was denied the right to be heard,” said Nkosi, saying the MEC chairperson Jane Ansah refused to meet the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) team on the  election poll complaints.

“As a commissioner, I never saw a single complaint,” said Nkosi.

She said the are no written procedures on the role of the commissioners during and after the election.

Other Commissioners expected to appear before the Committee are Jean Mathanga, Elvey Mtafu, Rev. Dr. Killion Mgawi, Ambassador Yahaya M’madi, Justice Dr. Jane Ansah, Ms. Linda Kunje, Dr. Moffat Banda and Rev. Clifford Baloyi.

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Betha wa Betha
Betha wa Betha
1 year ago

I have concluded that as people, we need to examine ourselves whether we really fear God or not. This commission is full of religious titles – think of pastors, bishops, sheik, revered etc. I suppose all their meetings started with prayers. But alas God cannot be mocked you leap what you sow. People should learn to fear God even in the most trying moments like turning the entire electoral process into a betrayal to 18 million Malawians. Sure? Because of money? After all you take an oath? God loves you but he will show you who he really is. Repentance… Read more »

Chigezero Pure
Chigezero Pure
1 year ago

Kodi Yahaya Mmadi ndi ambassor kapena dzina lake ndi Ambassor?

KK wa ku Mangochi
1 year ago

Vuto la Atumbuka amayikila kumbuyo zopusa. That’s why when Afford had all the excs from the north they never see it a problem up until Chihana was homeless and joined the government. Mbuzi za athu izi. This lady put her interest first than the interest of Malawians.She could not sacrifice a car and benefit for Malawians. She is not a fighter like John Chilembwe who could sacrifice his life for Malawians.

bwenubwe
bwenubwe
1 year ago

if its her, why are you saying Atumbuka? tizasiya liti kulozana kochokela?… mwalemba chizungu ngati ophunzira but i think umbuli ulimobe

Mimba zikatola
Mimba zikatola
1 year ago

Zabodza izi, Chilembwe amathawa chani ngati anapeleka moyo wake chifukwa cha a Malawi? Zabodza basi. History ya fake.

KENT
KENT
1 year ago

Ndiye wina lalero nkumati abusa anga Mai Jane Ansa, ufiti chani??? mxiiii

TAMALISHA
TAMALISHA
1 year ago
Reply to  KENT

Ansah ndi Mbava komanso owuma mtima ngati mfiti mwinanso ndi mfiti kumene

Chineke
Chineke
1 year ago

Despite all this, the funny side is, because it’s happening in malawi, wina azikuwabe “ I won the elections….” & no one will resign m, eishhhh 🤦‍♂️

Zadapo
Zadapo
1 year ago

I feel she is not being entirely honest! This is a woman who retired as a deputy governor of the Reserve Bank and I doubt monetary benefits and a vehicle were really holding her from resigning, cos she has all that as compared to most people in Malawi. Also, being a bishop, What she is saying is in direct contrast with biblical teachings, which she teaches in her church. So, if the victims of her inaction had not gone to courts would she have revealed for Malawi to know? Also Her being a seasoned banker, she is lying about signing… Read more »

Flamingo
Flamingo
1 year ago

where was she all the time? do they want to play heros and heroines. What is the role of commissioners

wa Nyau
wa Nyau
1 year ago
Reply to  Flamingo

ati amwene ,asatipusitse uyu nayeso ndi mfiti basi

Maliseche a Pumbwa
Maliseche a Pumbwa
1 year ago

You wanted to resign but you thought of the benefits?…..Hmmmmmm you may end up loosing them anyway…… Greed overpowered your conscious and morals woman of God!

Malawi belong to the citizens

Fire them all start with Jane Ansah please.Dziko Kumangosauka coz of people who want power at all costs, Peter Munthalika.

James Banda
James Banda
1 year ago

Nameless people, faceless idiots, who have guts to insult others. Do you think if she had protested then you could have believed her. You could have called her all sorts of names as you have done now

Nabetha
Nabetha
1 year ago
Reply to  James Banda

We will never know what DPP would have done to her life……she would have become a statistic😣😣

Fake Petros
Fake Petros
1 year ago
Reply to  James Banda

True, and if the Concourt ruling had gone MEC & DPP”s way Nkosi would not have lost her benefits, what she had duly worked for; they would have vilified and despised her as a villain and an opposition sell-out. We all know how ruthless and heartless Jezebel and DPP gurus are esp if they feel betrayed.

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