Wednesday, August 10News That Matters
Shadow

Chiefs In Nsanje Wants An Audience With Chakwera

Share the story

Photo: Senior Chief Tengani and other chiefs happy with the project.

NSANJE CHIEFS WANT TO MEET AND THANK CHAKWERA

Chiefs in Nsanje have requested an audience with President Dr Lazarus Chakwera to thank him for facilitating the completion of the Marka-Bangula railway line project.

The request has been presented at an extraordinary full council meeting in Nsanje convened to welcome the contractor of the Marka-Bangula railway construction project, CR20.

Council Chairperson, Councillor Rose Makiyi, welcomed the contractor and asked for professional delivery of the project.

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Transport, Hastings Chiudzu, urged councillors, Members of Parliament and chiefs to support the contractor to ensure the construction works were complete within the scheduled 18 months.

Nsanje Rail Way Station in 1964 in Kamuzu Era

Under the K68.8 billion project, the contractor will construct the rail line and houses for workers as well state of the art depots.

Nsanje Railway Station in 1964 in kamuzu era

However, Child urged chiefs to tell their subjects who constructed houses in the passage rail line to move out immediately as there will be no compensation based on the Railway Act of 1907.

Senior Chief Malemia in his contribution said the project is well received, however, asked the government to ensure the majority of the workers should come from Nsanje District.

Senior Chief Tengani has since applauded the government for fulfilling its promise of constructing the railway and the Nsanje Marka road. He said the two projects will transform the socio-economic status of Nsanje.

Councillor Boniface Chimpokosera taking his turn commended President Dr Lazarus Chakwera for fulfilling the construction of the railway project.

Meanwhile, the council meeting has ended with chiefs requesting a meeting with President Dr Lazarus Chakwera to thank him for the railway line project and the Nsanje-Marka road.

Related News
Letter Direct To Chakwera Demos

Action Against Political Impunity says there will be another set of demonstrations dubbed ‘Chakwera Alandire Chikalata' from August 18, 2022. Read more

Chakwera Opens AFBA Conference

Legal minds and other professionals from Africa and beyond have gathered at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) where for Read more

Chizuma caught in a housing allowance web

ACB Czar Martha Chizuma Caught Drawing Housing Allowance While she stays in a government house at the Presidential villas The Read more

Sri Lanka Way, Concerned Citizens Threatens To March To State House

Concerned citizens have threatened to march to state house should President Lazarus Chakwera fail to address their grievances in five Read more

Nsanje Concerned Citizens Petition Chakwera To Remove Senior Chief Malemia

A group calling itself, "Nsanje Alliance of Concerned Citizens" is holding demonstrations in the district against those calling for the Read more

Chizuma Used And Dumped by British NCA

The British National Crime Agency (NCA) has reversed its steps on the corruption probe after utilizing the controversial Anti-Corruption Bureau Read more

Chakwera Says Government Mitigating Economic Shocks

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has told global media Aljazeera that the government is using a social cash transfer programme in Read more

Martha Chizuma No Longer ACB Director

Mbadwa zokhuzidwa finally symbolically sealed ACB told Malawi to stop recognising Martha Chizuma as ACB Director https://youtu.be/bC2JVIDKHZI

Chakwera Calls Speedy Investigations On Abduction Of Namiwa

President Lazarus Chakwera has called for speedy investigations into the alleged abduction of human rights advocate Sylvester Namiwa. This is Read more


Share the story

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.