President Peter Mutharika has issued a stern warning to companies supplying sub-standard iron sheets and cement in the Decent and Affordable Housing (Cement and Malata) Subsidy Program (DAHSP).
Mutharika said he will not hesitate to deal with the the unscrupulous suppliers, saying he has has information about those involved in the malpractice and warned “they will regret ever cheating on my government.”
The President issued the warning on Wednesday when he officially opened Chiradzulu Teacher’s Training College (TTC) in Chiradzulu.
Malawi launched the DAHSP – whose objective is to improve the housing conditions of the low-income rural households in the country – in December 2014 at Msampha 1, T/A Chadza in Lilongwe.
The programme is allocated K7 billion ($12.5 million) annually.
According to Mutharika, adequate and decent housing is a catalyst for development and one of the requirements for sustainable livelihoods.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :