President Peter Mutharika has appointed Aggrey Masi as Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development.
The public continues to push for the arrest of Former minister of Agriculture George Chaponda over the maize gate scandal.
The Parliamentary Legal Affairs Committee is threatening to summon the Director of the Anti Corruption Bureau if they see no progress on the ADMARC maize scandal issue.
In a case of what may seem as finally bowing down to pressure, Malawi’s President, Peter Mutharika has fired Agriculture Minister George Chaponda from cabinet.
Agents of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) are raiding homes and offices of those implicated in the maize scandal.
The Malawi Police have disclosed that that are yet to release a report on their findings into a fire that gutted down some offices at Capital Hill in Lilongwe.
Malawi President Peter Mutharika is facing a prospect of public demonstrations if he does not fire his Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda.
Suspended Agriculture Minister George Chaponda insists his trip to Zambia accompanying an ADMARC delegation was purely to offer policy direction on the botched maize deal with that country.
There are fears that the divisions rocking the joint committee of parliament investigating the alleged ADMARC Maize scandal could affect the credibility of its findings.