The President of the Republic of Malawi, His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by the Public Service Act, has appointed Mr. Gerald Viola as Presidential Press Secretary – government secretariat has announced.
According to the announcement by secretary to government Mkondiwa, the appointment has taken its effect from today.
Viola replaces Fredrick Ndala who was redeployed after an alleged misappropriation of money.
Timpunza Mwansambo who was acting on the same position following Ndala’s fate was also booted out of state house when Mutharika had learnt that he was drawing two salaries from two sources; state house and from his former employer, Malawi broadcasting Corporation(MBC).
Meanwhile, the talented but crooked Mwansambo is jobless.