Commissioner for the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) Jean Namathanga has refused to resign from her post, saying she will continue discharging her duties.

Namathanga said this during a joint media briefing between MEC and the National Registration Bureau (NRB) held on Tuesday in the capital Lilongwe.

Inn her speech Namathanga said says she is not incompetent and will not resign but will continue to discharge her duties to the end of her contract.

Her contract will expire on June 5, 2020, Faceofmalawi can reveal.

The constitutional Court on February 3, 2020 nullified the May 21, 2019 Presidential polls and called for fresh Presidential polls within a period of 150 days.

The court also ordered the Public Appointment Committee (PAC) of Parliament to assess the competency of MEC commissioners and the committee declared all MEC commissioners incompetent.

PAC then asked President Peter Mutharika to fire all MEC commissioners but Mutharika refused.

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