8 February 2018

Malawi: Goal Malawi Respond to Chief Lundu 'Stupid' Remarks

Goal Malawi, one of the country's leading humanitarian organization has vehemently distanced it self from being "stupid" and "rude" organization as portrayed by Paramount Chief Lundu on Sunday during the political rally organized by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) at Nchalo in Chikwawa district.

According to Goal Malawi country director, Collings Bright his organization has never received any complaints from the community it serves and that there is a good relationship.

Bright said his organization's target and goal is to make sure that all 8,000 beneficiaries are being served accordingly and in time.

Goal Malawi is distributing maize to the people affected by hunger in the Lower Shire and Lundu expressed displeasure with the way the grain is being distributed.

Lundu made the remarks on the presence of President Peter Mutharika while asking him to replace the organization with World Vision Malawi.

"Goal Malawi is stupid! What is Goal Malawi? Who are they? I don't want them to work in my area. They are rude, very rude even to chiefs, tchupitii . We want Malawi World Vision back. We have been working with this organization and their officials are good, very good. I have said it." said Lundu.

When asked to clarify how and where the organization was disrespectful to the extent of calling it stupid and ban it in his area, Lundu said "I don't want to talk about it again."

Recently, Lundu banned the Church of one of the country's Prophet, Shepherd Bushiri to carry its services in his jurisdiction.

Some activists have so far condemned Lundu for attacking the organization without valid reasons.


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