Member of Parliament for Chikwawa South Elias Abdul Karim has applauded the government of President Dr. Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera for responding swiftly when Tropical Cyclone Freddy hit some districts in the Southern Region.
Speaking after distributing aid to hundreds of people in camps in Chidyamanga, Dolo, Lombe, Nyambiro and Tabwa camps, Karim stated that Malawi leader has demonstrated that he is indeed a selfless leader by being in touch with the survivors at all times.
He also thanked the President for dispatching maize to the affected areas.
In his remarks, Senior Group Village Headman Konzere commended Karim and President Chakwera for visiting the affected communities and for the aid provided.
He stated that the food aid would be of great help to the hungry people who have lost their crops due to the cyclone.
Konzere further lamented that the people’s matured crops had been washed away by the cyclone.