President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has appointed a task-force to investigate the water contamination incident that occurred in Area 18 in Lilongwe in July when some residents had sewage-filled water flowing from their taps.
This has been disclosed in a press statement released on Tuesday signed by Chief Secretary to the President LIoyd Muhara made available to faceofmalawi.
According to the statement, Mutharika has appointed Mr. Lex Chiluzi – Chief Director of Finance in the Office of the President and Cabinet as Chairperson of the taskforce.
Mutharika has given the taskforce 14-days to complete and submit a report to him on the matter.
Below is the list of taskforce members;
Mr. Lex Chiluzi – Chief Director of Finance in the Office of the President and Cabinet – Chairperson
Mrs Modesta Kanjaye – Director of Water, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Development – Member
Mr Pacharo Kayira – Chief State Advocate, Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs – Member
Mrs. Sphiwe Mawuwa – Director of Local Government Service, Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development – Member
Dr. Stone Kabuluzi – Director of Preventive Health Services, Ministry of Health and Population Services – Member
Mr. Victor Sandikonda – Deputy Director of Administration in the Office of the President and Cabinet