Govt orders Escom to disconnect Livimbo schools land ‘encroacher’

In compliance with demands made by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), the government has ordered the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) to disconnect power to the compound of a Malawian of Asian origin who encroached into land belonging to Livimbo school in Area 2 in the capital, Lilongwe.

Dust is refusing to settle on the controversy surrounding the alleged sale of a government secondary school land in Lilongwe

The government has also ordered the ‘encroacher’ to surrender the documents he has in support of his claim for ownership of the land.

The Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Symon Vuwa Kaunda, confirmed the development.

“Let me assure all Malawians, including the HRDC and the concerned parliamentary committees that the government of Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika will not leave any stone unturned in this matter.

“We share the concerns of Malawians over how patches of land were dubiously acquired in some parts of the country. We promise HRDC and the parliamentary committees that we are working towards addressing this problem,” said Kaunda.

Kaunda said the ministry will scrutinise the documents in order to establish if they are really genuine or fake.

He said the two actions mark the beginning of government’s fulfilment of the demands HRDC, which demanded for an end to dubious sale of public land in the country.

HRDC threatened to call for nationwide protests if nothing is done within five days.

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I though it had been demolished!!! Which crook is behind this scam.

DEMOLISH IT.

Nasingwe
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Nasingwe

mwaculuka the so called mabwana mudziko munno, ongotoledwa mmiseumu.

Nasingwe
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Nasingwe

pitala angotulukila pakatuluka nkhani zamalo koma mitu ina akuizemba heavy. mumetedwa cikudzukudzu soon.
NOONE IS ABOVE THE LAW HETINI

BigMan
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BigMan

Vuwa level of thinking, total nonsense!

Sam
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Sam

HRDC ndi boma

Ndani
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Ndani

So you are afraid of HRDC mpaka kumati their concerns will be addressed instead of adressing concerns of the citizenry

Lego
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Nothing tangible from you.Which citizens now?In everything they are people who are representing the citizens who are voiceless and it happens to be HRDC now.Don’t just hate them because you are pro DPP.

Jemusi
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Jemusi

HRDC have genuine concerns for the people not this government.

Peter
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Peter

Demonstration yamalo ndiye tipanga nawo osati za Jane ansahzi zopanda mutu wake. Demo iyiyi mupanga liti? Can’t wait

Wayaman
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these are genuine reasons…getting rid of the “ROT”

Your days are numbered
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Your days are numbered

……….and then what???? that is what we call a luke-warm response to a serious issue, its actually pathetic!!

Mtete
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You just don’t disconnect a customer who has a contract with ESCOM. He will sue you and you will lose.

Nasingwe
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Nasingwe

kkkk kusova mlandu kapena u coward?
mmwenye atha kukhala ndi ma generator a fwitondo inu.
kutokota kose kuja ?? kkkk
vuwa kkkkkkk
mutu ngati mbewa ya mfuko