PAC presses MEC on the missing kit
The Public Affairs Committee (PAC) has asked the embattled Malawi Electoral Commission to come out clearly on how the Biometrical Voter Registration Kit disappearance.
The remarks come after the revelation of a missing laptop at MEC’s ware house at Katoto in Mzuzu.
Speaking in an interview with Radio Islam, PAC spokesperson father, Peter Mulomole said this shows lack of strict security measures at MEC.
Mulomole however, backed the electoral saying this could be as a result of insufficient funding towards the electoral process.
When asked on electoral stakeholders meetings PAC has been conducting, Mulomole said they have delayed due to funding woes but was quick to say they are optimist that they will be conclude by December as earlier announced.
He said the meetings are aimed at making stakeholders commit themselves to a peaceful and fair election and reduce doubts on the same.
Meanwhile MEC has downplayed fears that the missed but found kit as well as the stolen laptop could affect next year’s elections results.
MEC commissioner Dr Moffat Banda said there are some individual who want to spoil their work and confuse Malawians as 2019 tripartite elections nears.
However Dr Banda has assured Malawians that no information has been altered through the missing equipments.