Minister of Agriculture, irrigation and water development, George Chaponda has finally arrived in Malawi through Chileka Airport in Blantyre, Malawi24 can confirm.
Earlier reports indicated that he was going to jet in through Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe.
Chaponda in his capacity as minister of agriculture and irrigation despite the court order went to Germany where he attended a workshop in Berlin last Thursday.
Chaponda challenged a Mzuzu High court ruling that stopped him from working as a minister due his implication on the maize saga.
The ruling followed an application by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the country who argued that Chaponda was likely to jeopardise investigations on the maize scam which are currently underway.
Confirming before a joint parliamentary committees of public accounts and on agriculture, principal secretary for the ministry of agriculture, irrigation and water development Erica Maganga said Chaponda’s invitation came before he was suspended.
Maganga also confirmed to have facilitated the trip for Chaponda who is attending Africa-German Association conference.