750 Lilongwe voters registration certificate found dumped in Mangochi.
MANGOCHI-(MaraviPost)-Over 750 voters registration certificates for Lilongwe Nsinja have been found dumped at Thema 1 Primary school in the area of senior chief Nankumba in Mangochi district, Maravi Post has learnt.
Radio Islam reliable source said the cards were found after the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) officers ended their voter registration verification exercise on Wednesday.
The community reported the matter to the surrounding stakeholders to identify the cards who revealed that they belong to Lilongwe district.
In his immediate reaction, MEC spokesperson Sangwani Mwafulirwa told Radio Islam reporter that his institution has received the report but they are still carrying their investigations on the matter.
“We have received such report but we are still investigating to find out the truth. We therefore ask all concern stakeholders to remain calm,” he said.
However, Mangochi district Nation Initiative for Civic Education (NICE) Trust Tena Banda while accepting to have also received the report asked MEC to quickly investigate the matter.
Malawi Congress Party spokesperson Rev. Maurice Munthali wondered if the 2019 polls will be free and fare especially with what is happening with MEC.
“Last year the voters registration kit were found dumped in a Mozambican train, the missing of MEC computers in Mzuzu and today we are hearing this report. This tells us that MEC is failing to conduct its duties and that the polls will not be free and fair,” lamented Munthali.