Nundwe reinstated as Malawi army commander
President Lazarus Chakwera has reinstated former Malawi Defence Force (MDF) General Vincent Nundwe on the position of Army Commander.
Chakwera said Nundwe firing was unconstitutional and the former regime abused its powers.
The President said soon he will be calling for the security council meeting to discuss on the position of his deputies.
Former Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika fired Nundwe for allowing his soldiers to protect demonstrators protesting the results of last year’s elections.
Nundwe was replaced by Andrew Lapken Namathanga.
Protests took place last year against “fraudulent elections” that returned Mutharika to power before they were annulled by courts.
Fresh presidential elections were called after a court ruled that the polls were marred by irregularities.
The judge said at the time the evidence before the court was clear that the electoral management body had failed to follow legal requirements.
The nullification of the election followed complaints by Chakwera of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and Dr Saulos Chilima of the UTM Party the pair that defeated Mutharika on June 23.
The nationwide demonstrations were also aimed at forcing the resignation of Malawi Electoral Commission chairperson Jane Ansah for allegedly presiding over a flawed electoral process.
Let’s salute LC for bringing back the true soldier in the force. Malawians Peter lapten Namathanga was so cruel to officers from Central and Northern regions. His highest education was MSCE. The achievement did in MDF was personal cattle farming.
chewa tumbuka are all Malawians but what we want is a good leader that can take Malawi forward.no matter which tribe is
welcome our General Nundwe Malawianns are so happy with your great job to put Malawians first during demonstrations
A clueless president
The reinstating of Mr Nundwe is a sign of failed leadership .If the president wanted a chewa or a tumbuka to lead MDF ..he would have chosen someone among the top ranked army officers to suit his criteria .As a matter of fact ,General Nundwe is 63 years old ,he has served the army for 42 years …Why reinstating him .Promote a chewa or Tumbuka so that youngones shud be motivated .But here it seems you are rewarding the guy for allowing you and your fellow nsundwe boys to destroy the country for 9 months without fear .To Namathanga …just… Read more »
Chakwera is running government affairs on trial and error bases. He is clueless, all he knows is making noise with his American English. What he does not know is that running government is different from heading a Church. He knows pretty well that there is very little that his government will do in the next five years. He should thank the so called constitutional court and its brother the supreme court of appeal, Mtambo and his HRDC, now under that idiot Trapence, and particularly Chilima for making him what he is today, otherwise his CHIPANI CHAKUPHA could not have made… Read more »
MUCHIRA, TAZINGOMWANI PANADOL NDI BLUFEN-OSAIWALA ADIYO HAHAHAH!
A Chakwera ndiye ali petty bwanji. Atithandiza amenewa? Undoing everything just to show you are president is becoming a little childish now. Malawi has real problems that need leadership and attention and i don’t think bringing back MDF commander is one of them.
General Vincent Nundwe 💪🏾🇲🇼🎯
Kubwera ngongole uku a Lazaro
Nundwe galu wachabechabe uyu. He contributed to the downfall of DPP by allowing endless and destructive tumbuka demonstrations to happen. It was during his leadership that the army would beat the police nilly willy and it was fine with him. Stupid nundwe.
Munthu wa mpeni kumphasa nundwe. Koma kuda kumeneku samamva nako kupweteka 😏?
achitsiru. uchitsiru oonekeratu from your name. uchila cadet. stupid!
Nundwe, kuda ngati nthanga ya sponge chitsiru cha chabechabe
Well done Mr president, Nundwe deserve this. Well come general commander i