The Parliament’s Public Appointments and Assets Declaration Committee has approved former chief secretary to the Government Hawa Ndilowe as the country’s High Commissioner to Tanzania.
Committee chairperson Lingson Belekanyama confirmed yesterday that Ndilowe was interviewed, but said the public will receive the information through the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC).
However, a member of the committee said the committee had no issues with Ndilowe’s appointment; hence, the go ahead.
Said the source: “It is true that Madam Ndilowe was being interviewed by the appointments committee today [Wednesday], but the results will be available in due course.
“As a committee, we are also reviewing the possibility of advertising for the post of director of asset declaration and it will be available online by Friday.”
Ndilowe, who was removed from her post last month, was replaced by her then deputy Willie Samute, who is serving in an acting capacity.
She was appointed by former president Joyce Banda as the country ‘s first female chief of the civil service.