Violent DPP MPs Suleman, Phiso to face disciplinary action

Speaker of National Assembly, Catherene Gotani Hara has referred Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)  legislator for Blantyre City South East Sameer Suleman and Blantyre North MP Francis Phiso – who is also Minister of Sports, Youth and Culture – to Parliamentary Service Committee  for dispilinary action  for their unacceptable action  in manhandling the sergeant-at-arms, an officer responsible for keeping order during parliamentary debates.

Terror-man in Parliament: Suleman attacked sergeant-at-arms in full view of the entire House and was also seen taking off hos jacket prior to his act
Minister Phiso joined Suleman to attack sergenat-at-arms in full view of the House

Hara gave the ruling after disorder  that erupted in the  House  after heated debate on the Constitutional Court ordered electoral reforms bills ahead of the July presidential election.

Deputy Minister of Transport and Public Works Charles Mchacha and  Machinga Central East  legislator Daud Al-Deen Chikwanje were  suspended from parliament for two days for gross indiscipline.

Mchacha was given the marching orders out of the House after a violent conduct stepped to grab the  mace, the symbol of the authority,  form sergeant-at-arms, and  tried to block Chikwanje from going out after Speaker Hara told him to do so.

 

The Speaker unleashed Standing Order 105 on the member to leave the House.

The House was thrown into turmoil after the two DPP legislators were forced out of the House, prompting an early adjournment in the morning.

When the House resumed meeting in the afternoon, Hara said Phiso and Suleiman will face a parliamentary disciplinary committee for manhandling and attacking a sergeant-at-arms during the morning fracas.

The disciplinary committee would decide the fate of Phisso and Suleman.

Another parliamentary disciplinary committee found Phisso guilty in the last cohort of parliament for stealing a newspaper from a Malawi Congress Party (MCP) MP Vitus Dzoole Mwale.

The House is  delebrating on the Electoral Reforms Bills  after  five-judge panel comprising Healey Potani, Mike Tembo, Ivy Kamanga, Redson Kapindu and Dingiswayo Madise, unanimously upheld a petition to nullify presidential election in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections and tasked Parliament to take appropriate legislative measures to ensure that:

  • The significance of the certainty which is brought by the fixing of the date of the general election under Section 67(1) of the Constitution is preserved; and that,
  • Whoever is elected President of the Republic during the fresh election, is allowed to serve the constitutionally prescribed five-year term.
  • The Public Appointments Committee of the National Assembly should, in terms of Section 75(4) of the Constitution, inquire into the capacity and competence of the Electoral Commission’s current commissioners, to oversee the conduct of the fresh elections;
  • Parliament should take necessary amendment action in respect of Section 75(1) of the Constitution so that the appointing authority of the chairperson of the Electoral Commission is clearly provided for.

The court also gave Parliament 21 days from February 3 2020 to make appropriate provisions for the holding of the presidential run-off in the event that no single candidate secures the constitutional majority under Section 80(2) of the Constitution as interpreted by the court.

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Pachalo
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Pachalo

Well done Madam Speaker! If these two or three thugs calling themselves “honourables” want to fight let them leave the august house and start boxing! By the way…education is important and some MPs did not go that far with school! Obviously an educated person would not do what some uneducated people can do in full view of cameras!

SAMUEL SAIZI SAIZI
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SAMUEL SAIZI SAIZI

A Phiso usavegi basi basi cant think properly kungotengera kuti pitala akuonereni munthu wa fomu folo pa bilila MCC uyu ndi MSCE yomwe kaya anakhozanso chifukwa dzina lake pa board silinaoneke nkomwe mwina anakabwerezera pa lilangwe MCC. Mbuzi yachabechabe iyi asamatishainile I wonder why DPP finds preasure in recruiting below education ministers may be its for easy manipulation into such ministries to be confortably siphoning out money honestly but fraudrently taking advantage of the ministers blindness

Nyekhwed
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Nyekhwed

Now who is the terrorrist ?

K.kagalu.
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K.kagalu.

Koma mpaka kuba News Paper? Kikkkkkkk hahahahahaha! Koma akanganya awa, misala kapena chani? Koma tiona zinthu kobasi, Chakwera si casting out all Demons in the DPP camp. New Malawi is possible.

Kwinyani
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Kwinyani

I Have known SULEMAN as a savage, a person has no education in his ass .Ask his wife . You will be disappointed with what you will hear from her.

Mgawadere
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Mgawadere

Please give him better discipline or just suspend him up to 2023.

Limbe
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Limbe

Ma savage ndi choncho.

Travis
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Travis

Mr Yona,
Think twice. Are you in agreement with these thugs did in respectable house of honourable?

Be serious sir. Everybody’s a politically aligned but let’s differentiate rubbish from good FULL STOP

Goerge
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Goerge

So we have terrorists in our parliament?

Chiga
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Chiga

The true democratic winds currently blowing over Malawi are alien to undemocratic minds in the process exposing the true character and mindset of cadetism regardless of their position in the DPP hierarchy. Once a cadet always a cadet!

chimanga
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Anthu osaphunzila, kwawo kunyada. Anthu osaphunzila kwao kunyada. Amenya Sergeant at alms, ayesa cadet, malamulo sawadziwa, ozachisoni, ozachisoni. Eeetaona otsutsa kunyadila ufulu

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