Youthful Sungani Mandala appointed new Malawi Accountant General

President Peter Mutharika has appointed 42-year-old Sungani Mandala, who was director of finance in the Office of President and Cabinet (OPC) to be the new Accountant General.

Sungani Mandala

Mandala replaces Chrighton Chimombo who was moved in December   to the National Planning Commission after holding the position in an acting capacity.

The new Accountant General, who is expected to report for duties on Monday April 15 2019,  said he is going into a position which has challenges but ready to make “changes” .

Mandala has been rising in ranks of civil service having joined at Machinga District health office in 2001 straight after graduating from school. He has worked in various ministries including as chief accountant in the Ministry of Finance, deputy director of Finance, assistant accountant general and as project manager of Integrated Financial Management Information System (Ifmis) in 2014 .

He holds a bachelor of business administration from University of Malawi’s Polytechnic College. Mandala also holds  master’s  of business administration from the University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England.

In terms of hierarchy in the civil service, the Accountant General is at the level of principal secretary (PS).

 

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Maria
Maria
1 year ago

Congrats Sungani Mandala.

Senganimalunje
Senganimalunje
1 year ago

Koma ndiye mwakhaulatu. Sungani Mandala pamene wafikapa ndi PS kale. Kaya akhalapo 1 week or 1 month ndi PS basi. Kaya kubwera chipani china ndi PS basi. Kkkkkkkk.

chemalembo
chemalembo
1 year ago

cry the beloved country Malawi

Roll Out ATI Now
Roll Out ATI Now
1 year ago

AH OK you mean it is OK for one to be An Accountant General with no Accounting Certification. Malawi ali pa mavuto akulu. All those qualified accountants, and Peter Mutharika, it have pleased the professor to appoint an unqualified personnel for the position of Accountant General. And has he been confirmed by parliamentary committee

Maunits
Maunits
1 year ago

I hope this temporary because 21 May nearer he is already out of that office someone above in DPP is behind. By the way where does he come from please too political this country is going backwards bwana Chakwera tiomboleni kwa nkhandwe izi

Maria
Maria
1 year ago
Reply to  Maunits

Koma kumeneko! Chizungucho, kkkkkk.

chikondi kamanga
chikondi kamanga
1 year ago

ZILIBE QUALIFICATION IZI. BOLA ODZIWA KUTSINZINA AKAFUNA KUBA AKUMPANDOWO

DR MANGA
1 year ago

ACCOUNTANT GENERAL WITHOUT ACCOUNTING QUALIFICATION IS LIKE A DRIVER WITHOUT A DRIVING LICENCE.

MALAWI ACCOUNTANTS BOARD AND ICAM SHOULD ENLIGHTEN US IF THIS IS IN ORDER.

Nganga Che Lutende Kanyam’boma
Nganga Che Lutende Kanyam’boma
1 year ago
Reply to  DR MANGA

Sungani Mandala has been serving as a public Accountant from 2001. Our constitutions and Public Finance Management Act (2003) does not prohibit anyone from being appointed as an Accountant General . It’s a prerogative of the president to appoint any one . Just wait and watch . This young man will deliver beyond everyone’s expectations.

President Peter Mutharika
President Peter Mutharika
1 year ago

Congratulations Sungani

Pastor Lukaku
Pastor Lukaku
1 year ago

I am 40 and I don’t consider myself youthful. Mwatani kodi?

Khima
Khima
1 year ago
Reply to  Pastor Lukaku

Mwakulila kumudzi….thupi linakhwima

KALYOTO
KALYOTO
1 year ago

Pumbwa akupanga nzeru zatha. trial and error leadership. kkkkk

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