Kamlepo orders Malawi govt to reinstate Auditor General removed budget

Co-chair of a joint Public Accounts Committee and Budget Committee Kamlepo Kalua has ordered the government to immediately reinstate a US$30 million budget for office complex for the National Audit.

Kamlepo Kalua: Reinstate the budget

Kalua made the order on Wednesday when Auditor Genneral Stevenson Kamphasa appeared before the committee in a parliamentary cluster meeting.

Kamphasa complained that the current office complex in Lilongwe is dilapidated and was condemned four years ago.

He however said Ministry of Finance officials keep on removing a budget for the construction of the office complex which would also act as a training centre.

The Auditor General said for three years running, the ministry had been removing the office complex budget.

“The headquarters office building, for instance, was condemned by experts from the Buildings Department four years ago, yet we continue to occupy it despite the obvious risks. Unfortunnately, the ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development has failed to secure accomodation for the office,” said Kamphasa.

He also said similarly, the Zomba office is in deplorable condition because it was not purpose built for office.

The committee members greatly sympathised with the National Audit officials on the matter prompting Kalua to ask officials from the ministry of Finance why they remove the budget for the office complex.

They said officials from the Economic Planning and Development would be better placed to respond, prompting the official to seek the response from the department which should be furnished to the committee by  Thursday.

Kamphasa also said Zomba regional office has faced massive encroachment and asked for K324 million for a brick fence.

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9 thoughts on “Kamlepo orders Malawi govt to reinstate Auditor General removed budget”

  1. sikusinja says:

    If there are two professions that are a joke in Malawi its the Judiciary and Journalism. I know you want readers but there is nothing like an order in that article. Even if you just said Kamlepo asks or begs Malawi govt, we could have still read the story.

  2. new bwanje dam says:

    k324 million for brick fence of how many square kilometers??? eeeeh!!!! koma zilikoliko ku malawi

  3. Hadson says:

    That’s Malawi,Lakeshore road is one of the most reproductive road in Mw.But malawian leaders are busy with their offices

  4. Mcp die hard says:

    Is Kamlepo normal after abduction. I thought he said he is not thinking well. Please be careful with this man. He is still mentally sick
    Avula zovalatu uyu

  5. Peter says:

    Kamlepo ndi DOLO BASI

  6. jj says:

    What type of fence will be built at K324 Million? Malawi please let us be realistic on some issues and help save this nation from daylight robberies from these insensitive budgets.

    To my country with love!!

  7. AKANYERAMTSETERE says:

    OH GOD CLEAN OUT THE EVIL SPIRIT THAT HAS FLOODED THE AUTHORS OF ARTICLES OF THIS NATURE WHICH ARE BENT ON PUTTING GOVT IN A TIGHT CORNER. THAT IS, DWELL ON NEGATIVES.THEIR EYES DONT SEE DEV MILESTONES CURRENTLY BEING ACHIEVED. OH GOD OPEN THEIR EYES TO SEE DEV. WHAT IS KAMPHASA OFFICE AFTER EVERYTHIN IS SAID AND DONE? HOW CAN AN MP ORDER GOVT TO DO SOMETHIN? IF ANYTHIN, THEN HE SHOULD ORDER GOVT TO COMPLETE THE LAKESHORE ROAD IN HIS CONSTITUENCY TO CHECK FURTHER LAKE DROWNING ACCIDENTS THAT CLAIMED LIVES OF PRODUCTIVE PPLON LAKE MALAWI LATELY,MAY THEIR SOULS REST IN PEACE. MALAWI JOUNALISM, WHERE ARE WE GOING?

  8. jjchilungamo says:

    I have read through the article several times and I fail to read a sentence or paragraph that alleges that ‘KAMLEPO ORDERS MALAWI GOVT TO REINSTATE AUDITOR GENERAL REMOVED BUDGET’ Why do you like sensational, half-truth stories. Your heading is clearly misleading and it does not reflect the content of the story

    1. Ntheula says:

      Me too. I was actually surprised that Kamlepo can issue such orders

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