PSs swap posts in Malawi civil service reshuffle: Mwandidya to Energy, Thodi to Disaster Managament

President Peter Mutharika has shifted around top technocrats in the civil service which has seen the appointment of  Deputy Chief Secretary  to government in the Office of President and Cabinet (OPC), Nyasa Times understands.

Mwandidya: Relocates

The new deputy chief secretary to government is convicted Cliff Chiunda, promoted from te position of Secretray of Treasury.

The shake-up has seen several Principal Secretaries (PSs) affected by the changes, which include Mutharika appointing  former National Intelligence Services (formerly National Intelligence Bureau -NIB) director general Elvis Thodi who was recently appointed  Ministry of Energy as Principal Secretary  moved to  be Commissioner for Disaster Management Affairs.

He replaces  Wilson Moleni who has been relocated to Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development  as Principal Secretary (PS) where its PS Joseph Mwandidya  – a former top spy – has been moved to Energy.

Observers say the move is a political strategy aimed at putting certain officers in strategic positions as President Mutharika strives to maintain power.

But OPC says the move has nothing to do with politics, contending it is normal posting to inculcate a spirit of performance which the President encourages.

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Nkuzilire
Nkuzilire
9 months ago

Supreme court ili phee kumangoyang`ana…….
akuyiwonjezera areas to look into when making determination

Mwini muzi.
Mwini muzi.
9 months ago

“Who moved my cheese!!” Osamafunda pamodzimodzi. Well done Mr President.

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
9 months ago

Lord when are you going to leave us in suspense???????
please let us know Lord what is happening to pitala with all his actions.
what job do these people do to see reshuffle every 6 months of our lives!!!!!!!
KODI MULIPO AMBIYE!!!!!

Pano tili pa za muliliwu
tili kukodzekera za zisankho

MBIYE MWAIMA PATIPO

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