Parliamentary committee rejects appointment of Atuweni Juwayeyi as FIA director

A parliamentary committee responsible for the hiring and firing of public officers has rejected the re-appointment of Atuweni Juwayeyi Agbermodji as the director general of Financial Intellegence Authority (FIA).

Atuweni Juwayeyi Agbermodji

The Public Appointments Committee (Pac) met on Monday in Lilongwe to decide her fate.

A member of the parliamentary committee says she has lost the appointment by 16 votes to three votes, which means 16 members of the committee rejected her appointment while three voted for her appointment.

PAC chairperson Joyce Chitsulo refused to comment, saying the Office of President and Cabinet would release the results.

Juwayeyi – Agbermodji spent  her career at FIA, rising through the ranks to the position of Director – General during past governments until her tenure expired.

The rejection comes at a time Washington and London governments already congratulated Lilongwe for her appointment, applauding her as the right person for the position.

FIA is a government agency set up by the Act of Parliament to monitor, investigate and fight money laundering, tracking illicit transactions with the mandate to freeze suspicious accounts in the country’s commercial banks.

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Politics
Politics
9 months ago

If the rejection is based on merit then its fair and square. But if its all about consolidation of power then its very unfortunate.

Parallel Market
Parallel Market
9 months ago

FIU my foot! Do we have FIU in Malawi? All the corruption, the cashgate, covidgate and all looting that has been taking place in Malawi from 1994 occurred under the watch of FIU?

Wakwiya ndi kadeti
9 months ago

Gender vs competence.

Parallel Market
Parallel Market
9 months ago

FIU

Flamingo
Flamingo
9 months ago

What are competencies of the so called committee. Can we professionalise no politicised the appointment

tuntufye
tuntufye
9 months ago

reasons for rejection? tufuna tidziwe. transparency ikufunika

JoshStMichael
JoshStMichael
9 months ago

Good Job PAC. No further Comment

Sindyeka Dekhani
Sindyeka Dekhani
9 months ago

Good move, the snooze tightening even for Diplomats.

Justice for all
Justice for all
9 months ago

You shame and her new sounds like not a malawian but naijas she worked already now someone should replace her

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
9 months ago

ndi mlomwe

chakwerambuzigalu
chakwerambuzigalu
9 months ago
Reply to  nafundo zalo

Atuweni is lomwe. So is Sean Kampondeni who is the press secretary to mbuzi yanu yomwe mukuitamanda. Sean’s mother is from thyolo. Dont start a shit storm you will lose. Get the nyau mask and go take a deep wash in lake nyasa before you open your feceses loaded mouth. See me

tiko
tiko
9 months ago

eee mwakwiyatu. simuphulika. take it easy

nyakhonjehule
nyakhonjehule
9 months ago
Reply to  nafundo zalo

you seem like one ugly fat hateful thing. I don’t know how to place you . If you look at DPP It had a mixture of all people from all groups but you seem to have a wet hole for a lomwe stick. So miwna ukachinditse kwa a lomwe and it will make you feel better. Atumwenis family is from all over the place. Her father is from Zomba. You need to take your gorilla kananga looking face and get a life. If you are a guy just get laid. You will get over mlomwe anakumana thako. Damn

Rhudo
Rhudo
9 months ago
Reply to  nyakhonjehule

that’s not the way to go. you can not solve a problem with another problem. Him has a problem and yourself you have also problem here in addressing issues even the words you have used here are not good for normal man. Please let us change our approach. THIS IS MY COMMAND, THAT YOU SHOULD LOVE ONE ANOTHER, JESUS COMMANDED US TO DO ALL THE TIME.

Nambuma Girl
Nambuma Girl
9 months ago

Ndiye chizungu chanji ichi abale? Osangolemba chichewa bwanji?

chakwerambuzigalu
chakwerambuzigalu
9 months ago

So what if her name is west african. Don’t we have Indians like patels who are really a different race and you want to bring this? Just go and drink your mothers period.

National Ceo
National Ceo
9 months ago

I doubt if Washington and London have senses and wish Malawi anything good. With all the Corruption happening in Malawi, we wonder if we have FIA in Malawi. But these long nosed people are saying she is capable for the job. Which job?

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