Outgoing President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday afternoon had a rude Awakening, when Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda SC told him open blank that it was not possible to sit on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) case in the court , which seeks to nullify the June 23, 2020 elections , we can exclusively reveal.
Chakwera who is panicking and spending sleepless nights summoned Chief Justice to State House last Tuesday.
In a meeting that lasted 1:48hrs, outgoing President Chakwera wanted chief justice to throw out the opposition DPP case stating that it lacked merit and was a watsage of court’ time .
However, the learned man Nyirenda told Chakwera that the matter cannot be set aside and the only way for justice to prevail bwas to certify it as a constitutional matter .
Nyirenda repeatedly reminded outgoing President Chakwera that he errored by not taking the advice from the attorney general and based on the legal implications that arose due to the firing of electoral commission which managed the elections that made him president, he risks loosing the presidency if DPP successfully defends the case.
According to our inside sources, Chief Justice Nyirenda told Chakwera that by the end of this month, the panel of five judges will be put aside to look into the matter .
Malawians are expected to go to another poll definitely in the coming year to elect another leader of the court nullifies the 2020 elections which elected Chakwera President.
This means that Former President Arthur Peter Mutharika and Vice President Saulos Klaus Chilima will be reinstated for 90 days prior to fresh Elections.