By Chrispin Lwanja:
Minister of Homeland Security, Dr Kenneth Zikhale Ng’oma, has urged the corporate world to join forces with government in promoting security in the country.
Ng’oma has made the call on Tuesday, March 8, in Blantyre where he received a donation of 6 computers valued at K36 million from Creck CK Group of Companies.
According to Ng’oma, the corporate world is critical in promoting security, considering that businesses thrive well in a country where there is security.
The minister added that the donation has come at the right time when the ministry is facing numerous challenges in terms of materials, such as computers, that can enhance service delivery.
According to Ng’oma with the current situation service delivery still remains a challenge,hence calling for the corporate world to come in.
He said : “This donation will go a long way in helping to improve efficiency and service delivery in the Ministry. I, therefore, call upon other players in the corporate world to follow suit.”
He added: “The corporate world and government are partners and I thank His Excellency Dr Lazarus Chakwera for enhancing a cordial relationship that exists between government and the private sector,so I urge all companies to help so that we improve security by improving service delivery. ”
On his part, Managing Director for Creck CK Group of Companies, Apostle Clifford Kawonga, said that his company thought of donating to the ministry of Homeland security as a way of giving back to the society bearing in mind the importance of security in the development of the country.
” As a company we have the responsibility to give back to the society so that we help in providing a conducive enviroment where businesses can flourish and help the economy to grow,” he said.