Thou shalt not insult Mutharika, says Dausi:  Calling Malawi President ‘passive’ is impudece

Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi has appealed to Malawians to desist from hurling insults on President Peter Mutharika.

Dausi: President deserves respect

Dausi soused the call during Times TV interview program Exclusive when he accused maverick host Brian Banda of using words intended to undermine the authority of the head of state.

Banda had asked Dausi, who is also government spokesman, on perception that President Mutharika is “passive.”

Dausi asked Banda to withdraw the word ‘passive.’

Said Dausi: “It is wrong, erroneous, impudence, intesious to call a president passive, you understand young man.”

But Banda claimed Dausi was “trying to intimidate” him.

The government spokesman said “I want you to use the right terminology; you must respect your own Head of State. It’s not only my president, it’s our president.”

Dausi further said Malawians should give the President due respect than showering him insult.

“When you are addressing him (President Mutharika) try Malawians to address and give him the respects he deserves,” said Dausi.

Some Malawians have been showering insults even spoofing photos of Mutharika through social networking sites like Facebook and sharing on Whatsapp and other messenger outlets.

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winston msowoya
Guest

Dausi,we have seen unscrupulous and boisterous satellites like you such as the Tembos,Chakuambas,Muwalos,Gwedes,Alekes and the likes,where are they? Muwalo endedup in gallows on trumpedup allegations,for Dausi,time is around the corner,always unprincipled and opportunists endup in atrocious circumstances.Muthalika is using Dausi like a cadaverous messenger.whose psyche has betrayed his own humanity.SHAME!!!!!!!

Ngiringinde
Guest

Inenso koma Passive yomweyo!!!! Ambwana.

Mbonga Matoga
Guest
This was the most embarrassing interview I have ever watched on a public television in my whole life……… It was like watching an argument between two head cow boys fighting for some pasture land for their animals. First of all can I make a suggestion that these interviews should be held in our vernacular language. This was really embarrassing to our country to watch a cabinet minister and a TV presenter ranting at each other in a foreign language that they both do not have a full command of……what did our children in Malawi think after watching this madness? Secondly… Read more »
Ordinary Malawian
Guest

Dausi is not fit to be Gvt spokesman… He raises his voice, diverts from the questions and use outdated style of spoken English. If he was calm and collected with simple and beautiful use of English words just like Ntaba used to do… olo atamatinamiza we can still give him a benefit of doubt. Achepetse phuma

Suspect zero37
Guest

Dausi nthawi zonse amamutenga Mutharika ngati mulungu respect yachani munthu wakuba ngati ameneyi munthu waba chimanga lero mukuti tipereke ulemu

che nnungu
Guest

Passive was a very respectable word. Other wise Malawi has no President. It moves under remote control. Thank Heavens

gadaffi
Guest

we respect smbody who respect himself wamva Dausi iwe.corruption ali thoo timpatsa bwanji ulemu mtsogoleri ameneyo.

yandula
Guest

malawians need be given respect by APM and his proteges!

Che nsomba
Guest

Passive, Passive, Passive”. How many times did I call this President Passive?

Che nsomba
Guest
Nicholas Dausi what else do you call this President other than Passive? Of all the presidents this country has had Peter ranks number one on passivity. What has he done for this country. Dausi having worked with President Banda and all the others thereafter would you not yourself agree that this man is the most passive. For your information also note that study has been made that all those people who “run away during Kamuzu’s reign and returned to positions like Bingu, Peter, Godall and Chaponda” have milked this country so much. In short they are thieves. Check the trend… Read more »
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