Members of Parliament in the August House have this morning confirmed Merlyne Yolamu as Inspector General of Malawi Police Service.
She has been approved in a voice vote after the House agreed not to have secret ballot following massive support she got through debate stage.
The New Inspector General was born on 22 August, 1963 and she joined the Malawi Police in 1985 and rose through different ranks within the Malawi Police Service.
The Inspector General holds a Masters degree in Public policy obtained in 2013 at University of London and Bachelors degree in Human resources obtained at University of Malawi – Chancellor College in 2010.
In 2021 she was appointed Deputy Inspector General of Malawi Police.