Mia no more: Malawi leader ‘devastated’ on death of 2 ministers in a day

Minister of Transport Sidik Mia has died, a day after the country lost another Minister of Local Government Lingstone Belekanyama to coronavirus pandemic and President Lazarus Chakwera is “devastated” on the death of his Cabinet members in a day.

Mia: No more 

Presidential spokesman Brian Banda  has said Chakwera will address the nation today at 3pm.

Minister of Information Gospel Kazako, speaking on his Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS),  said today will be an unforgettable day in the history of Malawi because it has never before to lose two cabinet ministers in one day.

“We are going through tough times as a country,” said Kazako ina sad tone.

“We are in a war. We are fighting a virus that cannot be seen by our eyes. Within a space of two hours, we have lost two ministers,” said the government spokesperson.

Kazako said Malawians should not lose hope in fighting the virus pandemic.

”We are not alone in this fight, we have the President  who is doing everything possible to fight this pandemic. One day we will overcome this virus,” Kazako said.

Mia through his Facebook account announced that he tested positive for Covid-19 last week.

His wife, Abida Mia, who is deputy minister is isolation.

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Dziko
Dziko
14 days ago

Rest well Mbuya. You were such a great man who helped many souls. May the Lord grant you rest

Atuganire
Atuganire
14 days ago

Mdima unadesa ziko, ziko linagwedezeka…Manda anasekuka akufa anauka..

Yes anafuula ndi mau akuru anati Mulungu Wanga Kodi mwandisiiranji?

Eeh apa ndiye Mulungu wakwiya kwambiri u…asogoleri sinthani zochita ndithuuudi.

Koma kuchipatalako alikowodi ndi madoctors kapena a genocide ai boza!!!

Ulemu Banda
Ulemu Banda
14 days ago

My condolences and may his soul rest in peace.

SHAMBZYA
SHAMBZYA
14 days ago

May the soul of honorable Sidik Mia rest in peace. You will surely be in the history books of Malawi for your dedication to national duty.

Angoni apaphata
Angoni apaphata
14 days ago

Nanenso a kazako. Malawi lost 3 ministers and an MP in one day before

Bindwe
Bindwe
14 days ago

COVID ili apo koma kanayikidwako mwa ulemu as Ministers. Appropriate Military honours and MBC coverage.

Ida
Ida
15 days ago

Rest in Peace our dear Ministers. Tidzasowa umunthu ndi ntchito zanu zothandiza aMia. Sindikonda kumamvetsera anthu a ndale akamalankhula zawozawo koma mukamalankhula inu ndimamvetsera. Mzlmu wanu ukawuse mumtendere.

Pewani
Pewani
15 days ago

Two ministers one family,surely something has to give inn. Covid 19 has just set one record straight. Too much Greedy.

Chechamba
Chechamba
15 days ago
Reply to  Pewani

Stupid, death is death, time for crying is time for crying. Bingu and Peter Mutharika ruling Malawi for 14 years, was this not too much greedy??????? And now nephew Dr. Kabambe wants to take DPP leadership on a silver platter????

Jah
Jah
14 days ago
Reply to  Chechamba

In a merica this happened mwanje wa bush

ERUTU
ERUTU
14 days ago
Reply to  Pewani

You are not safe like anyone else. Don’t ask your ancestor spirits to take you any day as you seem to be desperate to go to heaven now now.

Leave things of creation alone and repent.

Msitu wa Nthulu
Msitu wa Nthulu
14 days ago
Reply to  Pewani

Uku ndiye umfiti. Mukondwere ndi imfa chifukwa chofuna kapena kudana ndi unduna wake? Zoopsatu izi aMalawi.

Executive Mtonga
Executive Mtonga
14 days ago
Reply to  Pewani

stupid comment

Mtonga Mwana
Mtonga Mwana
14 days ago
Reply to  Pewani

You are not talking like a human being who lives on this planet

Chembeshaih
15 days ago

God be with malawi

Wawo
Wawo
15 days ago

Rest in peace son of the land

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