JB attends BT synod centenary

JB attends BT synod centenary

By Arnold Mnelemba

Former President Dr. Joyce Banda on Sunday, November 8 attended celebrations marking 110 years of service for late Harry Kambwiri Matecheta, the first Malawian Church Minister of Blantyre Synod in the Church of Central African Presbyterian.

The celebrations were held at Bemvu Congregation of Ntcheu Presbytery, Blantyre Synod.

Before the ceremony, Dr. Banda laid a wreath in honour of late Matecheta and late Dick Matenje.

The former Malawi leader has since called upon religious institutions, the private sector and all well-meaning Malawians to complement government’s effort in serving the citizens particularly in the areas of health, education as well as social economic development.

She hailed Blantyre Synod for the work it is doing in providing social services to the people they serve.

Dr. Banda called for concerted efforts between government and the church in uplifting lives of the people especially those in rural areas.

She cited an example of reverend Matecheta who selflessly devoted all his time spreading the good news as well as initiating programs that touched on physical lives of many people not only in Ntcheu but to the rest of the places where he worked as the first black missionary in the synod of Blantyre.

Dr Banda who represented President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera at the function commended the President for promoting unity and peaceful co-existence amongst Malawians.

She assured people who converged at Bemvu ground of government’s commitment to develop the country and urged Malawians to be patient as the President and his Vice Saulos Klaus Chilima are busy making a good plan and execution of the Tonse development agenda.

“Let us give chance to our leaders, the President and his Vice. I have all the confidence in them and be assured of social economic transformation under their leadership. We need to have some patience,” said Banda.

The former Malawi leader disputed social media rants suggesting there could be a lift between the President and his Vice.

“We have a crop of selfless and mature leaders. We saw the Vice President delivering a lecture on mindset with his president listening. Izi ndi zosowa, (this is very rare), let us all be united for a purpose,” said Banda.

Inkosi ya Makosi Gomani 5 echoed Dr. Banda’s assertions saying there is power in unity and working together.

He bemoaned the rampant cases of moral decay in the communities citing increased cases of rape and defilement. He urged all concerned parties to take responsibility and bring to an end the vice.

On his remarks, Reverend Billy Gama Blantyre Synod Secretary General said the church is a partner of government and will continue working on providing services to the rural communities.

He requested people in Ntcheu and the country at large to continue developing the areas where they live as one way of contributing towards social-economic development of the country.

Deputy Presidential Advisor on religious affairs told the gathering that President Chakwera promotes peaceful co-existence and freedom of worship.- The Author Arnold Mnelemba is the Special Assistant to the Former President responsible for Media and Public Relations.

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