The Ministry of Local Government has slammed a move by Nsanje district council members who last month passed a resolution to have three of their officers transferred over alleged incompetence.
Nsanje district council has cautioned local and international Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) against taking the lead in the implementation of various projects in the district, saying failure to adhere to such policy direction will leave the council with no choice but to disapprove their projects in future.
Three people who were allegedly hired as health surveillance assistants under Nsanje District Council without following laid down procedures, have been removed from the pay roll, District Commissioner, Dr. Medson Matchaya has confirmed.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has blamed delay to finish its investigation into alleged mismanagement of millions of kwacha meant for developmental projects at Nsanje district council on the council's alleged failure to provide proper records among other factors.
Concerns have emerged that Nsanje District Council employees have allegedly gone three months without receiving salaries.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) is sitting on a petition by Nsanje district concerned citizens who have been pushing for action on alleged mismanagement of over K800 million at Nsanje District Council.
Nsanje District Council direct employees have faulted the Council for alleged failure to pay their three month salaries.