Blantyre City Council Boss Abusing Office: Spending Millions On Hired Vehicle, Using Council Staff Personal Projects

Chief Executive Officer for the Blantyre City Council (BCC) Dr. Alfred Chanza is said to be using state coffers by milking Blantyre council resources toward erecting a brick wall fence around his private house in Sunnyside,we at Malawi Brief have learnt.

It is on record that Dr. Chanza apart from using BCC money on his personal project, he is using the staff from Blantyre City Council on the private works he is doing contrary to what these people were supposed to be doing.

As if that was not enough, BCC vehicles registration numbers BL 1983 and BJ 3538 are being used to transport bricks and river sand for his private project when they were supposed to be used by the council.

“He is using wheelbarrows and other equipment belonging to the city council on personal gains. He has embarked on road project too to his house using council resources. It is also alleged that he bribes councilors who are “soft” on him with money and giving them plots which they are selling,” said the sources.

The BCC boss is also being accused of employing people from his home district of Thyolo and firing people for no good reasons just to create space for his home boys and friends.

The source, further disclosed that, since his appointment, Dr. Chanza is using a hired vehicle from countrywide, which is costing the BCC Mk 1 million per week. A development which is against the Public Service Reforms being championed by the DPP led administration.


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