Information reaching faceofmalawi indicates that Ombudsman Martha Chizuma has failed the interview by Public Appointments Committee of Parliament.
President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera appointed Chizuma to the post of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General last week but the post was subjected to PAC of parliament approval.
This morning, Chizuma was summoned to appear before PAC of Parliament for interviews.
Members of the Tonse Alliance block in the Public Appointments Committee are briefing the media now.
They have said it is a very sad day for the Public Appointments Committee and that the Committee knows that Malawians will be disappointed with the results.
It says Chizuma was very impressive in the interview but is shocked that some members gave her a score of one out of 25 when the other nine members gave her 25 out of 25.
About nine members of the Committee gave her a one out of 25.
Member of the committee, Peter Dimba, has said that during the meeting, Chairperson of the Committee Joyce Chitsulo insisted that Chizuma had failed because her performance during the interview was below par.
The Tonse members of the Committee have said they want the vote to be re-taken.
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