Some senior cabinet ministers spent Christmas holiday doing official jobs because of messy programmes the government is implementing.
The government announced Christmas and New Year holiday from December 23 to January 3.
Minister of Local government Kondwani Nankhumwa, one of President Peter Mutharika’s elite inner circle told civil servants in his Mulanje Central Constituency that they would be fired if proved they were deliberately frustrating government programmes so that it fails.
He said he had information that some civil servants were frustrating President Mutharika administration’s programmes.
In the northern region, minister of Information Jappie Mhango asked security officers at Mzimba Admarc depot to treat clients humanely.
He said he received information that the security officers were manhandling women and children who were there to buy maize, saying the government would act if the situation did not improve.
However, management of Admarc said these were isolated cases caused by congestion at the depot.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :