Cash Rich Former Pres. Joyce Banda Says East-West Home Is The Best, Announces Her Triumphant Return To Mw Next Weekend
Billionaire former President of Malawi and cash gate queen who has been in self imposed exile for close to three years now has announced of her return, Malawi Independent has learnt.
Former Malawi President Joyce Banda is set to return home next week, this is according to the office of the former President which has confirmed the development through its spokesperson Andekuche Chanthunya.
In a press statement that Malawi Independent has in possession.Joyce Banda will return home on 18th February, 2017 through Kamuzu International Airport at 10:00 hours.
Banda left the country soon after losing the presidential elections to incumbent Mutharika.
Three months ago, Banda had indicated that when she winds up her research projects in the United States of America (USA) she will be returning home where she is ready to serve the nation as asked to by Malawians.
The cashgate scandal could be one of the main reasons the Banda regime lost popularity and with it the presidency in the elections.
An audit report prepared by Price WaterHouse Coopers (PwC) revealed that MK553.3 billion remains unaccounted for in the period that Banda was in power, between 2012 and 2014.
The statement says the former head of state left Malawi in order to give enough time to the incumbent President Peter Mutharika to work without pressure and any political influences that could be linked to her.
The statement further says Banda’s home coming is a clear sign that she is innocent and not afraid of any cash gate trumped up cases against her by the current Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) led government.
“Dr. Joyce Banda’s coming back home is a clear sign that she is innocent and not afraid of any cash gate trumped up cases against her by the current government, Dr. Banda wants to prove her innocence to the world and clear her name on cash gate. ”
“All Malawians must take not that the coming in of Banda automatically does not stop her from assuming her office as President of the Peoples Party, this is in readiness of a PP convention slated for August this year,” reads part of the statement.