LILONGWE (Papious Liwonde, Malawi NewsNow) – President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has appointed Madam Commissioner Wandika Phiri as the new Malawi Prisons Chief.
This has been disclosed in a statement from the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC).
According to the statement, the appointment is with immediate effect.
The post was being held in acting position by Commissioner of Prisons for Southern Region, Litto Mtengano after Mutharika fired Kennedy Nkhoma, former husband to Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Esther Mcheka Chilenje for unknown reason.
Nkhoma was redeployed to the Ministry of Home Affairs and Internal Security.