Analayst says ministers induction has come a bit late

A  social and governance commentator Makhumbo Munthali has said  the orientation workshop for cabinet ministers and deputy ministers has been organised a bit late by government when office holders have already hit the ground 45 days.

Chakwera flnaked by Chilima at the training workshop for Cabinet ministers and their deputies

President Lazarus Chakwera said on Monday when he opened the workshop that it has been organised to set ministers up for success in delivering transformative governance agenda.

But Munthali said: “Certainly, the induction has come a bit late after Cabinet Ministers had already hit the ground. In the ideal situation, such a workshop should have come immediately after the appointments.”

However, Munthali pointed out that the government can still turn around the workshop to make it relevant by- besides orienting the Cabinet on its expected roles- they can use it as a platform for Cabinet Ministers to share their experiences and reflections from the few weeks in office and devise collective ways to address any challenges.

“Otherwise, it’s important that next time such an orientation and induction workshop should be done timely,” he said.

However, on social medial, government hand clappers were commending the workshop as “game changer” while critics took the stance like that of governance commentator.

One noted that the orientation will help ministers explore potential areas for development and propose new policy directions for particular ministries.

Another said the training which is chaired by Vice-president Saulos Chilima should help minister know issues their protocol, etiquette, conduct, presentation, interpersonal communication skills and terms of reference of their offices.

In his speech at the opening, President Chakwera , who teamed up with UTM Party president and the country’s Vice-President Chilima as his running mate in the June 23 fresh presidential election, said:  “With the tools you will receive during this workshop, you will have the wherewithal to live up to the particular expertise, political experience and public expectations that first transpired that first inspired my decision to appoint you as I did.”

The President also reminded the ministers that they have been entrusted to embody the five pillars of his agenda which are servant leadership, uniting Malawians, prospering together, ending corruption and the rule of law.

According to Chakwera, topics and facilitators have been chosen to ensure that the ministers discharge their duties in accordance with law.

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Winn
Winn
9 months ago

Late? For wot exactly? It’s perfect timing … trial and error is actually not bad .. most governments have succeeded through trial and error … at least the government is trying …better than not trying at all !

itsanana
itsanana
9 months ago

kkkkkk, koma a Mia angalembe work plan????Tatiyeni nawoni anthuwa. we need work plans and report on what you have done. lolololo ntchito ya u minista ikoma.

Thus why we need ministers to be hired based on delivery

BigMan
BigMan
9 months ago

Analyst my arse! Too late for what exactly? Actually it will make more sense now having been in the job and seeing the current processes which will generate some good questions for them based on experience.

Same reason MBA is suitable to those with relevant working experience. Student fresh from bachelors degree cant really benefit fully without experience.

Last edited 9 months ago by BigMan
Muhariteniwo
Muhariteniwo
9 months ago

This is totally different subject all together. Watched MBC yesterday for the time otherwise it was banned in my house. A week ago seen Mushani on tv and when I saw Juma yesterday who was very stable and with maturity reading the news than Mushan who copied a South African Tv presenter and MBC guy Noel. Juma, do not copy them and no politics. I congratulate you for reading news with stability.

ERUTU
ERUTU
9 months ago

BOMA ILO 💪🏾🔥🐓🇲🇼

Philip Banda
Philip Banda
9 months ago

Signs of typical trial-and-error leadership. No work plan at all.

KotiMan
KotiMan
9 months ago

Zanu zimenezo, u analysts wongodzipatsawo

Nohavi Chipojola
Nohavi Chipojola
9 months ago

Sometimes we just want to be relevant. So 45 days is late?

Malawian
Malawian
9 months ago

It’s now that gaps have been isolated after thorough assessment had it been done earlier on they would have based on assumptions but this time it’s on real gap based on information

Peloma Pepe
Peloma Pepe
9 months ago

Trial and error leadership!

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