By Malawi Freedom Network
Presidential Aide, Uladi Mussa Resigns, Hailed By Commentators And Activists
Politician Cum Presidential Aide, Uladi Mussa has resigned as Presidential Advisor on Parliamentary Affairs.
Confirming the development is Presidential Spokesperson, Ngeme Kalirani who has said, Mussa had tendered his resignation before President Arthur Peter Mutharika last Friday.
Following the resignation, local political and social commentators as well activists have hailed Mussa described the move as “bold”.
Among those that have commented is the chairperson of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), Timothy Mtambo who says the Malawi Electral Commission (MEC) Chairperson, Justice Jane Ansah should emulate the good example.
Efforts to speak to Mussa over the resignation proved futile but however, social media has reported him to have refuted the reports about his resignation.
There is a whisper making rounds that Mussa has resigned after government succumbed pressure from the donor community hence forced him to tender his resignation.
The whisper further allege that pressure Mussa on Mussa to resign comes in the face of passport corruption scandal that is lingering in court.
The case dates way back when he was Cabinet Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security that he used his influence to corruptly issue Malawi passport for some foreign nationals.
President Mutharika had appointed Mussa as his aide following his loss in the parliamentary seat in Salima on DPP ticket.