President Peter Mutharika has vowed to deal with companies supplying sub-standard iron sheets and cement in the Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy programme.
Mutharika claimed that he has information about those involved in the malpractice and vowed to deal with them, saying “they will regret ever cheating on my government.”
DAHSP, whose objective is to improve the housing conditions of the low-income rural households in the country was officially launched by Mutharika at Msapha 1 village in the area of Chief Chadza in Lilongwe on December 18 2014.
The programme is allocated K7 billion ($12.5 million) annually.
Speaking on the newly opened college, the president said his government realizes the important role education plays in the development of the country, promising to inest more into the sector.
Said Mutharika: “I call upon all parents to also invest in the education of their children and encourage them to go to school so that they become useful citizens in the future.”
Mutharika also promised to raise the profile of the teaching profession.
“My government wants to make sure that teachers also live a good life like Engineers, lawyers and doctors as a way of motivating them to mould our children’s future with dedication.”
The 145 000 square meters campus has been constructed with funds from UNICEF, with the support of Switzerland National Committee for UNICEF.