Malawi presidential advisor resigns, “a month after he was banned entering US”.

Statement from the office of president and cabinet says uladi mussa has ceased to perform duties of presidential advisor.

His resignation come barely a month USA banning mussa on connection to corruption then at ministry of home affairs.

Mussa a Former cabinet minister is being accused on passport scandal.

The ban was extended to Mussa’s spouse, Cecillia Mussa.

According to Information Specialist at the United States Embassy Marcus N. Muhariwa, the US believe Mussa engaged in and benefited from public corruption in relation to his official duties while he was Minister of Home Affairs.

“This designation is made under Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Act of 2019. Section 7031(c) provides that, in cases where the Secretary of State has credible information that foreign officials have been involved in significant corruption or gross violations of human rights, those individuals and their immediate family members are ineligible for entry into the United States,” Muhariwa said.

Mussa is currently answering the charge of allegedly fraudulently issuing citizenships and passports to Burundians and Rwandans among other foreign nationals when he was the minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security.

The former minister was arrested in 2017 and later released on bail but the case is still in court.

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