Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) Director General, Benson Tembo has been forced to go to leave.
According to the letter that Face of Malawi have in possession, Tembo is being accused of not taking lawful instruction from high authorities.
But Face of Malawi has established that, Tembo has been sent to leave because of failure of MBC from covering the press conference held by President Joyce Banda at Kamuzu palace yesterday.
Beside this, Tembo is also being accused of failure to stop MBC from airing out the unofficial results of the just recent held tripartite election.
The ruling People’s Party is vehemently disputing the credibility of the election and the party is demanding for a manual re-count of the election.
Below is the letter.
Dr Benson Tembo
Malawi Broadcasting Corporation
I am directed by government that you should proceed on leave with immediate effect until further notice for failure to take lawful instructions from authorities
EVANS J. NAMANJA
BOARD MBC CHAIRMAN