Malawi govt suspends 60 ministry of health workers over allowances, fuel abuse

Government has suspended 63 ministry of health workers, including the director of human resource, the director of finance and two chief accountants to pave way for a thorough audit investigation over unjustified withdrawal of allowances and fuel abuse.

Ministry of Health spokesman, Chikumbe:  60 suspended for abuse

Ministry of Health spokesman, Chikumbe: 60 suspended for abuse

Sources at Capital Hill, the seat of government in Lilongwe, others who have been suspended also include drivers.

Adrian Chikumbe, spokesperson for the ministry of health confirmed the suspension of the officers.

“I wouldn’t say the government has suspended them, they have been told to go on forced leave,” said Chikumbe.

He was however reluctant to confirm that 63 have been suspended, saying more than 10 including the senior officers.

Chikumbe could not say how much money went into the drain through the dubious allowances and fuel abuse, saying everything would be known after private auditors, who have been hired by government to investigate the financial scam, will finish their job.

He could not say when they will finish their investigations.

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Its a small misunderstanding

I don’t think the anti-corruption is working in any way. The policy is supposed to prevent corruption from happening not cornering people when resources have already bn plundered. How do you recover them? Zina zikalowa marimba me a Hike maybe very few did investments here. MMMMMM SEARCH ME????


Azimai ambiri ku health ndiokuba, muunike kwambiri mai uja amakhala pa machine a mafuta ku accountsko chonde… Ife zakhala zikutiwawa kwambiri ….dzina lake Mrs Patricia Kapuchi amakhala ku 24. Mbala yopemphela


Kubako mpaka ndalama za chipatala?kkkkkkk mutupa nazo mimba zimenezo.


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Moses Chakwera

Kodi mayina awo bwanji.? Mwati kulibe mzimayi kweleko wa Human?kale anali sectertary pano mukuti ndi director kaya chief director wa HR ku Hefeko? Amakonda zimenezi


Can the authorities also Investigate the Bwaila DHO and the Principle Director of Administration. The DHO has amassed a lot of worth within the shortest period and is building an upstairs house in area 6 while his Lieutenant is building two mansions in area 49 new Shire. They are siphoning money from the hospital through dubious contracts and are challenging the juniors that he can’t be moved from there because he is connected with influential people in the DPP government. Yet most of the times patients are sent to back without medication. Shame!



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People are dieing in hospitals, & u r buzy stealing…. Thunder shud strike u all of you Idiots!


Or atangochotsedwa ntchito amenewo

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