The Attorney General has been put on spot here by the State President. So we need him to demonstrate his professionalism by telling the Nation whether indeed the State President has powers to annul general elections.

Kasambara also warns that the President should not  intervene in the works and operations of MEC please. Per Section 76 of the Constitution
(4) The Electoral Commission shall exercise its powers, functions and duties under this section independent of any direction or interference by other authority or any person.

 

He also warns that Joyce Banda might be violating the Constitution  as the sections below do not deal with elections:

Section 88 of Malawi Constitution : Responsibility of the President 

88.–(1) The President shall be responsible for the observance of the provisions of this Constitution by the executive and shall, as Head of State, defend and uphold the Constitution as the supreme law of the Republic. 
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(2) The President shall provide executive leadership in the interest of national unity in accordance with this Constitution and the laws of the Republic. 

(5) The President and members of the Cabinet shall not use their respective offices for personal gain or place themselves in a situation where their material interests conflict with the responsibilities and duties of their offices.

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