Group Village Headman German Mahowe has been fired for marrying a 17 year old girl in Mzimba, faceofmalawi can reveal.
Inkosi Ya Makosi Mbelwa v confirmed of the development in a statement made available to this publication.
â€śToday we have traditionally terminated the services of Group Village Headman German Mahowe, aged 42yrs, within the jurisdiction of Inkosi ya Makhosi Mmbelwa for violating the rights of a girl child.
It has transpired that GHV Mahobe had married a 17 year old, contrary to our ideals aimed at promoting the welfare of girls in our Kingdom,â€ť reads the statement in part.
Added the statement : â€śFurther, it has been learnt that the said GVH began his affair with the girl in 2017 when the girl was only 14.
â€śAs a World Vision Ambassador on the promotion of education for the girl child and a true leader of my people, I have traditionally stripped Mahobe of his position to set a good example in society. Let us all unite in protecting our girl child.â€ť
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