Goodall ‘sorry’ for civil servants salary delays

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe has apologised to civil servants after salary delays left them without their wages.

Gondwe: Forced to apologise
Gondwe: Forced to apologise

Affected with the delay include judiciary staff, teachers, nurses, prison wardens, and a range of other civil servants.

“I must apologise for the delay,” said Gondwe in parliament after being pressured by opposition members of Parliament (MPs) led by Rumphi East MP Kamlepo Kalua (People’s Party-PP) to explain the reasons behind delayed salaries despite the House having duly passed the 2015/16 National Budget last week.

Gondwe said it is “important” that people are made aware that the situation is as a result of “improvements being made to the Ifmis [Integrated Financial Management Information System].”

He said: “We are trying to fix and make enhancements, thus it has not been possible for us to process the salaries.”

Gondwe disclosed that salaries for the Ministry of Health have been processed.

He assured Parliament that the rest of the civil servants will be paid “immediately”

However, Dedza East MP Juliana Lunguzi (Malawi Congress Party-MCP)asked Gondwe to “clearly state what he means by immediately.”

Lunguzi said: “Ambulances in many hospitals are grounded because there is no money for fuel.”

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ochewa
ochewa
5 years ago

Komadi inu a president ndi A Gondwe nwankhwima kwambiri. Dziko lakukulilani. Are your brains thinking horizontally? Dziko sichibwanatu. Mmaona ngati Bingu amayendetsa mudzi eti? Ndikulira chitsulo cha njanje ine apeza pano titamanga Umodzi park yina ku Mzuzu koto ine Bingu mdatisiila nkhalamba. Choncho kalamula bola muzivako za anthu anzeru asati aliyese!

Petros
Petros
5 years ago

I wish i was a member of Boko haraam ndikanathana nawo,ationjeza.thats why working in malawi its like working in Hell.

igwee
igwee
5 years ago

Peter mwatondeka mube banyake nte mwaukapo pambele mundafwe na BP

Lutho Bilima
5 years ago

2 Hell With Your Apologies! Its Too Late To Apologise Now Yet You Knew This Long Time Before. Your Bellies Are Full Thats Why!!!

Bob
Bob
5 years ago

Goodall and Peter you are cursed, useless, thieves and you must rot in hell

Mutofa
Mutofa
5 years ago

it high time all living Dinosaurs are forced to retire. We can’t engage scraped retired apes to manage our affairs for the better!

waiyaki of siriyana
waiyaki of siriyana
5 years ago

you are taking civil servants for granted .we voted for you for betterment of improving poor conditions we civil servants are experiancing.You are touchering us

Sidre austin
5 years ago

Tiye uko

phiri
5 years ago

govt should tell us the truth,maybe funds?

Naomi
Naomi
5 years ago

which ministry of health? ife sitinalandilebe up to now.
and to make things worse mankhwala akusowa kuno, ambulance sakuyenda as lunguzi said,allowances not paid.and our referral hospital mzuzu central there is no surgeon due to money issues as we hear, they didn’t renew his contract.nde azitinamiza apa?

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