Government through the Ministry of Disaster Management Affairs and Public Affairs on Tuesday (9th June, 2020) provided support towards funeral arrangements to six families whose relations died in a road accident in Ntcheu District.
Six people died and four sustained various degree of injuries on Tuesday when a freight-liner truck which was being driven from Dedza direction heading to Ntcheu, hit a water bowser truck from behind and swerved to the extreme left corner, hitting people who were plying their businesses near Engen Filling Station.
Speaking at Ntcheu District Hospital when he visited the injured and consoled the bereaved families, Minister of Disaster Management Affairs and Public Events Everton Herbert Chimulirenji said President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika was deeply saddened by the loss of lives.
“The President extends his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families and wishes a quick recovery for the injured,” said Chimulirenji.
Meanwhile, Government, through the Ministry of Disaster Management Affairs and Public Events, has provided financial support towards funeral arrangements.Government has also provided financial support to the injured to carter for their medical expenses.