NICE slams Nsanje council over failure to formulate bylaws

National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE)  has slamed Nsanje councillors for their failure to formulate by laws for the district saying this is having a negative impact on social service delivery.

Patients at Nsanje hospital:  Poor social service delivery
Patients at Nsanje hospital: Poor social service delivery

NICE district officer Kondwani Milowa said it was unfortunate that the councillors were delaying to formulate the bylaws.

“They lack seriousness. The district has many problems including high girl school drop out which can be addressed by bylaws,” said the NICE district officer.

Council chairman Andrew Piriminta said the bylaws would be formulated before the end of term of current counncillors.

He said the council does not have capacity and resources to do the job now.

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Ng'ombo kuchapila
Ng'ombo kuchapila
5 years ago

Malicious reporting.

Shem
Shem
5 years ago

Do not rush to blame and accuse councils. Institutional memory and capacity may have been lost at district level, Ministry of Local Government has been there all along. Mpemba, SDI, is also still there. What is the strategy to bring back capacity at district level? Blaming, accusing and shaming? Not acceptable! One might want to be reminded that the weakening of local government institutions was deliberately done by saboteurs in political offices as well as appointed officials, especially at OPC. The secretariat provides draftsmanship and technical guidance to council committees e.g. DEM for LEA and DHO for Public Hygiene, Sanitation,… Read more »

choncho
choncho
5 years ago

NICE is a stupid organisation. They lack seriousness and focus

Galu
5 years ago

When did our poor councilors become legal experts to formulate bye laws? They depend on Council staff that they are coincidentally biting every day. Malawi will surely not move with Peter and his Capital Hill boys totally against decentralization

ganimunthu@yahoo.com
5 years ago

NICE please it’s high time you knew chur role as well . That is not your role . Please concentrate on civic education not blame game

Mlomwe
Mlomwe
5 years ago

Sikudziwa kuti ma bylaes ndichiyani

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