Government committed to end problems affecting women-Abida Mia
By Our Reporter
Deputy Minister of Lands and Urban Development Abida Mia, who is also legislator for Chikwawa Nkombezi Constituency, has assured women in Mangochi West that the new leadership with Dr Lazarus Chakwera at the helm, is seriously geared to address the problems that they face in their daily life.
Mia made the assuarance at Thema 2 Primary School ground in the area of Traditional Authority Nankhumba during an interraction with women, which according to her, was aimed at understanding the various problems that have remained as an obstacle and in the process preventing their lives from successfully sailing forward.
She therefore promised that all problems that women face will be rectified as government is currently putting logistics in place to address them.
In her assessment of notes taken from the interraction, Mia mentioned some key problems that have and still continue to put lives of women in reserve gear as hunger, lack of hospitals, maternity clinics, unavailability of essential drugs, lack of business loans, clean water and the existence of Gender Based Violence (GBV).
Mia said that, so far, under the new government administration, it is evident that many things have improved hence emphasized that they will only get better with time.
The Deputy Minister took the opportunity to urge eligible voters to ensure that come November 10, 2020 parliamentary by-election they should vote for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Candidate Simeon Harrison whose powerful development agenda reflects the vision of the party that he represents- the MCP.
In his remarks, Harrison said once elected as Member of Parliament, he will fulfill his inspired vow of bailing out the people of his area and prove to his constituents that MCP servant leadership has come to turn around the past negligence that has contributed to the current mutation of tangible development in the area.
The event was also graced by the MCP Vice President Muhammed Sidik Mia who is also Minister of Transport and Public Works.
Among the notables present was MCP National Executive Committee (NEC) member Gerald Kazembe.