Government has cancelled appointment of Linda Kunje and Jean Mathanga as commissioners of Malawi Electoral Commission MEC
Secretary to government Zangazanga Chikhosi has told Kunje and Mathanga that their appointment by former president Peter Mutharika on 7th June 2020 has been withdrawn with immediate effect.
Chikhosi says the rescission is on the basis that they were adjudged incompetent by Supreme Court of appeal on 8th May 2020
“Consequently by operation of law your appointment was rendered defective as you were disqualified for appointment as an electoral commissioner in light of the supreme court determination,” Zangazanga
Kunje and Mathanga sued Chakwera at court for dismissing to approve their appointment
Recently Kunje allegedly blocked the convoy of Chakwera in Zomba where he presided over the graduation