I’m Still In-charge: Joyce Banda Disowns Resignation LetterPresident Joyce Banda has distanced herself from a resignation letter, circulating in the social media, purportedly advising Speaker of parliament Henry Chimunthu Banda that she is no longer able to execute her duties due to health problems.
The letter alleges Dr Banda had decided to resign following alleged “doctors’ advice”.
But President Banda, through her press office, said on Friday, it is “deeply dismayed by the letter”.
Banda said, at no time has she “explicitly or implicitly resigned as Malawi’s Head of State.” Adding the resignation letter is the work of “a desperate confusionists, who are bent on bringing disorder in this country.”
“The architects of the letter are people who cannot appreciate the peace and order currently prevailing in this country under the able leadership of Her Excellency Dr. Joyce Banda. They are prepared to stoop so low as to break the law just to bring about anarchy for their own selfish ends.
“The letter is a criminal act, which borders on treason, particularly when the architects of the letter had to forge the signature of the Head of the State.”
“Malawi Government will surely not sit back and watch whilst these misguided individuals cross legal boundaries to further their sinister motives.”
“The nation is being assured that all persons involved in this criminal, unpatriotic and malicious act will be brought to book.”