Mzimba North MP (Alliance for Democracy) Yeremiah Chihana has called on President Lazarus Chakwera to fire Minister of Health Khumbize Chiponda and all other ministers whose controlling officers have been suspended or fired over Covid-19 funds abuse.

Chihana says there is no way one chairperson of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 can be fired leaving another chair.

According to Chihana, the other ministers could have been the ones that made decisions in the abuse of the funds.

Mulanje South West MP George Chaponda has also called on Chiponda to resign saying many people have died due to Covid-19 adding Covid-19 funds have been abused under her watch.

He also called on Tonse Alliance Government to apologize for saying there was no Covid-19 before the fresh presidential election.

However, Chiponda has called on the two to get their facts right. She says Ministers in Tonse Alliance are not drawing allowances from the Covid-19 funds.

She says there is an audit into the funds which the MPs may wish to check.

She has challenged that should the audit establish that she pocketed from Covid-19 funds, she will be the first to resign.

Chiponda insists she is an honest person and is ready to resign when proven that she benefited.

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