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.

“Today 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,” reads the statement in part.

Added the statement : “Further, it has been learnt that the said GVH began his affair with the girl in 2017 when the girl was only 14.

“As 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.”

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