Press Release

COURTS FINDS MP FOR MZIMBA HOLA WITH A CASE TO ANSWER

COURTS FINDS MP FOR MZIMBA HOLA WITH A CASE TO ANSWER

On 7th September, 2010, the Anti-Corruption Bureau received an allegation that Hon.
Christopher Mzomera Ngwira, MP for Mzimba Hola Constituency presented invoices from
YOGI and Mzimba Hardware on pretext that they had supplied building materials for
Lukwelukwe School Project which was funded by LDF under M’mbelwa District Council.

The Anti- Corruption Bureau conducted investigations into the matter which established that
Hon. Ngwira used influence to award a contract to Mr. Paul Louis Mtonga and advised the
Project Management Committee (PMC) members to sign blank withdrawal slips and told
them not to indicate the amount to be withdrawn and that he on his own indicated MK650,
000.00 on the withdraw form.

He was taken to Mzimba Magistrates Court where he was charged with two counts of of
misuse of public office contrary to Section 25 B (1) of the Corrupt Practices Act. He was
found with a case to answer on both counts on 19th July, 2018.The case will go to Court for
defence on a date to be advised.

EGRITA M. NDALA
SENIOR PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: DIRECTOR GENERAL

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