Police threatens to withdraw security on voter registration due to Covid-19 fears

Some police officers are threatening to withdraw security during the ongoing voter registration exercise in some parts of the country due to coronavirus attack fears.

A woman registering to vote 

The voter registration exercise is currently underway in some parts of the central and northern regions.

Central region is the worst hit with the coronavirus, bringing fears to the police officers.

However, the Church and Society of the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia has warned that failure by the Malawi Police Service to provide security during the voter registration exercise will compromise the credibility of the presidential election. Executive director of the CCAP synod of Livingstonia Church and society Moses Mkandawire said the Malawi Police service has to understand that in an electoral process, security plays a critical role in ensuring that equipment used by MEC is protected.

Mkandawire said the presence of security during the exercise brings trust and confidence in the system.

He then advised political parties to deploy monitors that will ensure that the whole exercise runs smoothly.

The second phase of voter registration commenced on  April 27, 2020 and will run for two weeks up to May 10, 2020.

The councils covered Rumphi  Likoma  Dowa  Lilongwe District  Lilongwe City  Luchenza Municipality.

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Gabor
Gabor
10 months ago

Threat yachani inu a pioneer a DPP ndani sakudziwa yemwe amakutumani or kukuletsani. Munakwanisa bwanji kuthamangisa anthu mumapemphero ku balaka at the same time protecting msonkhano wa UDF kunalibe chiophyezo cha corona? Nanga ku prison munakalowa bwanji kukamenya ma civil servants anzanu , inu ma cadet Corps kwama thousand a anthu Ngati ku prison simunaganizile Za corona Koma poti adausi akuuzani Kuti za ma vote ayi mwati munamizile chiophyezo hahaha. Inu ndiye oteteza corona yo simudziwa Za ndale basi a pioneer inu zachikalekale.

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