Thank God for the honor of Richard Banda my cheerleader – JB

To God be all the glory, former president Joyce Banda has  said in recognition to the Judiciary which has paid special tribute to retired Chief Justice Richard Banda, her husband.

Joyce Banda (l) graced the event when she accompanied her husband retired chief justice Richard Banda

The Judiciary  honoured  the  former  first gentleman Richard Banda  on Friday together with other retired Chief Justices  Leonard Unyolo, the late Friday Makuta and the late Justice Lewis Chatsika, by naming some of its court sessions after them in recognition of their distinguished service to the  in different capacities of the legal sector.

They were honoured in Blantyre  during a Sherry party – a celebration marking the opening of the Judiciary’s legal year.

The former president graced the event which wa spresident by Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda  when she accompanied her husband.

In her statement, she said it  was “one of the happiest days of our lives” to get the honour for Richard Banda.

“I thank God for the honor bestowed upon him and I will forever praise the Lord for the privilege to have Richard Banda as my husband, anchor, best friend and my cheerleader on our extraordinary journey of 35 years,” said the first woman president in Malawi.

The former president recalls that  Richard Banda was called to the bar in 1966 as a barrister at the Greys Inn in the UK.  He was Malawi’s first Malawian Attorney General, Minister of Justice, before that he served as Director of Public Prosecution. In 1980 he was appointed Judge and in 1992 he was appointed Malawi’s Chief Justice, she pointed out.

After serving in this capacity for ten years, he retired in 2002. He was also appointed as a bencher of Grey’s Inn. Between 2003/ 2009 he served as Supreme Court Judge and Chief Justice of the Kingdom of Swaziland. He retired in November 2009 on medical grounds, she added about the fact file of the former chief judge.

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Nzika ya Malawi
Nzika ya Malawi
2 years ago

Walusungu ndiwe chitsiru chamunthu, dyabulosi, khakhakha mwana wa imbwa! Ngati bambo wako samawakonda mayi wako izo ndi zako za kubanja kwanu kanyimbi iwe!

The patriot
The patriot
2 years ago

Congratulations.!It’s good the judiciary is able to recognise the contributions from Malawian sons. We need more of this.

Be a Real Man
Be a Real Man
2 years ago

Walusungu, u r a most stupid person on earth, ndiwe chindere chakufikapo

GonapaDindi
2 years ago

Respect

Walusungu
2 years ago

INE SINDINAWONENSO MUNTHU WOPEPERA NGATI RICHARD BANDA. MBUZI YA MUNTHU. CHIMUNTHU CHOTI CHIKAKHALA KOMA NDWIII NGATI MFITI OR MTEMBO WOPHA NDI MWALA.
CHITSIRU FAILING TO ADVISE YOUR WIFE KUTI AZIPUMA NKUMAPANGA ZINA. CHILI BUSY KUPITA KU MISONKHANO NDI MKAZI. MBUZI YA LAWYER.
RICHARD BANDA NDI AMENE ANAPANGA MALAMULO OYIPA NTHAWI YA KAMUZU.

Namizinga
Namizinga
2 years ago
Reply to  Walusungu

You are brain dead and very stupid whoever you call urself! Ngati ziti ndale, you must be rotten to the bone! Pliz leave this family alone! They have lived an accomplished life! Zinazi kumawona ndikumaganiza before commenting shit here!

Gerry
Gerry
2 years ago
Reply to  Walusungu

Out of focus…He is exercising his rights..

Kibaki
Kibaki
2 years ago
Reply to  Walusungu

You have many problems my friend. Your days are numbered

Hlabezulu Ngonoonda
Hlabezulu Ngonoonda
2 years ago
Reply to  Walusungu

Really? All those pieces of legislation in the Laws of Malawi? Decency Act? Forfeiture Act? Preservation of Public Security Act? Why then was he arrested and kept under house arrest in mid 1980s and later released and then appointed to be the Chief Resident Magistrate at Blantyre Magistrate Court?

Duduzane
2 years ago

Zonyadisatu izi. Koma ena lawyer by profession. Anali aphunzitsi ku America. Anali minister ya za maphunziro zinawakanika. Anali minister of home affairs zinawalaka. Ndi President wa dziko zikumukanika . Amasolola zikumuthekera

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