Malawi soldiers ready for coronavirus special operations  –  Commander

New commander of the Malawi Defence Force Peter Namathanga says his soldiers are ready for any special operations aimed at fighting coronavirus.

Namathanga: In charge of MDF

Namathanga said this on Monday after he officially took over the military mantle from Vincent Nundwe.

“The army is ready to assist in any operation aimed at fighting coronavirus. In fact, the army is part of the response team,” he said.

He said some officers in the army have been attending government meetings on how best to prevent the deadly disease from coming into Malawi.

This comes at time when the government is refuting claims of an impending lockdown.

Minister of Information Mark Botomani has described the stories as fake news.

Botomani said the cabinet has not met to sanction such an order, saying the government will continue using the current preventive measures to deal with the disease.

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Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
6 months ago

As long as agogo doesn’t use you to intimidate innocent citizens or worst still try to cling on to power in the name of lockdown. Act professionally and shame these other third world countries i.e South Africa and India who are going about intimidating its citizens in the name of enforcing the lockdown.

Keen Observer
Keen Observer
6 months ago

Do your job diligently your’e a professional soldier politicians come & politicians go so dont be swayed by DPP the fact that you come from Phalombe mskes you work harder to prove that that MDF is indeed a National Army as it has proved time & time again. Congratulations!

Noxy
6 months ago

Congratulations my Man!

A FEW GOOD MEN
A FEW GOOD MEN
6 months ago

Welcom big man, we are ready to work with you.

Zikomo
Zikomo
5 months ago
Reply to  A FEW GOOD MEN

All the best.I am sure that,it is the Namathanga who left Nankhunds with less than 10 MSCE points.God bless your new position.

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