Malawi/June 19, 2019/Agency Reporter /No Comment/121 views /malawi Dedza council suspends 2 senior officers from finance department – Malawi Nyasa Timesshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel Dedza District Council has suspended two senior officers from its Finance Department for alleged misuse of council funds Kalilombe: We want to investigate the officers The officials are chief accountant, Davie Chimtengo and accountant Angel Namaluweso. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, District Commissioner for Dedza Paul Kalilombe said the suspension has been made to pave way for investigations. He said Dedza has been facing financial constraints for so long, a development that has been affecting operations of the council, particularly Dedza District Hospital and that the suspension will help to find out the root cause of the financial constraints Dedza council is currently facing. ALSO READ Court allows June 20 Blantyre demos: Malawi Police warn against violence - Malawi Nyasa Times“It is a concern for the whole district as we have a lot of debts that are unpaid but what has caused this situation is that some of the sectors have been claiming that they have been unable to access their Other Recurrent Transaction (ORT) funds for so long due to inadequacy of funds at the council,” Kalilombe said. ALSO READ Lipikwe Gives Out Reasons for Contesting as Deputy Mayor“The situation is getting worse as we are having situations whereby the hospital is running out of food for the patients,” he added. He said the district council will not do its investigations on its own but it is hoping to get support from National Local Government Finance Committee and the Local Government. ALSO READ Health crisis at LikomaDedza District Council has been, for so long, accused of misappropriating council funds. Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV : Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:malawi share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleTailor sues SSS DG’s wife, others over alleged threat to lifenext article2019 Election Better Than Previous Ones – OsinbajoRelated PostsMalawi/July 17, 2019 /No Comment Court overturns ivory case ruling461 shares Malawi/July 17, 2019 /No Comment Ecama queries Mera’s decisionQueens massacredInflation inches up to 9 percentPeter Mutharika justifies Mzuni graduation absenceSouth African music legend Johnny Clegg has diedJacaranda school for the orphans’ launches road safety programNankhumwa’s dialogue statement lacks honesty – MvulaMan arrested for attempting to commit suicide after ex-wife rejected reunionMutharika enters Lilongwe with heavy military escort – Malawi Nyasa Times Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.