State Vice President, Right Honourable Everton Herbert Chimulirenji has called on Malawians to learn from the life of John Chilembwe describing him as a symbol of hard work.
The Vice President was speaking at Providence Industrial Mission (PIM) in Chiradzulu during 2020’s John Chilembwe Memorial Worship Service.
Right Honourable Chimulirenji said that Chilembwe wanted Malawians to work hard in order to improve their lives. He added that Chilembwe was a peace maker because he was a patriot who loved his country.
In Honour of Chilembwe - Vice President and spouse on their way to lay their wreaths
The Vice President said that Chilembwe was also a man of integrity who had ‘umunthu’ and wished everyone well hence Malawians have to cerebrate Reverend John Chilembwe in the spirit of patriotism, integrity and hardwork. These are the three pillars His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has always urged Malawians to follow.
“We need to be concerned that we are losing our integrity or umunthu, we have more lessons to learn from Reverend John Chilembwe” the Vice President was quoted.
The Vice President who represented His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika read scriptures from the book of Mathew 5: 3-11.
The John Chilembwe Memorial Service of worship for 2020 was held under the theme ‘Blessed are the Peace Makers’.
His Honor, The State Vice President of the Republic of Malawi, Everton Herbert Chimulirenji had a busy schedule on 06th December, 2019 where he visited people that were affected by stormy rains in Ntcheu District, T/A Ganya,
We highlight some of pictures during his visit in Ntcheu.
District Commissioner for Ntcheu briefs His Honor, Everton Chimulirenji at Matundu Primary School, Ntcheu.
Right Honourable Chimulirenji inspects Matundu Primary School
The Vice President listens from the Head teacher of Matundu Primary School
Ntcheu DC Smart Gwedemula leads the veep to inspect the damaged school block.
The State Vice President interacts with the Head teacher of Matundu Primary School
The Vice President being welcomed by Traditional Authority Ganya at the venue
One of the school blocks that was affected by the stormy winds
State Vice President and Madam Chimulirenji sing Malawi national anthem before distribution of relief items exercise
Government, through the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA), has provided relief maize to over, 2000 Nkhota-kota families whose crop fields were damaged by rampant elephants from Nkhota-kota Game Reserve.
Speaking when he visited the affected families at Mapala Primary School Ground in Sub Traditional Authority Nkhanga, Malawi State Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Everton Herbert Chimulirenji, said Government will continue providing relief assistance to people affected by various disasters.
State Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Right Honourable Chimulirenji
"The damage to crop fields aggravated food insecurity situation amongst affected villages and as government, we had to come in and provide the affected with the much needed relief aid,” said The Vice President warned officials to refrain from any malpractices in the distribution of relief aid, saying they risk facing the wrath of the long arm of the law.
Right Honourable Chimulirenji assured the affected people that government will employ all necessary measures in consultation with various stakeholders to address the animal-human conflict in the lake shore district.
Government will continue to invest in education as it is one of the key sector that promotes meaningful development.
His Honour, The State Vice President Everton Chimulirenji addressing the gathering
State Vice President and Minister responsible for Disaster Management Affairs, Right Honourable Everton Herbert Chimulirenji was speaking at Chikuli L.E.A School ground, T/A Ntchema in Chiradzulu where United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) made a donation of teaching and learning materials to schools that were affected by the March 2019 floods and cyclone Idai.
The Vice President described the donation as timely tonic to improving quality education as the materials will be distributed to all schools that were hit by the floods.
The donation include chalk boards, text books and scheme work books.