The President ,ACB Can’t Fight Corruption Alone:Everyone Has A Role To Play To End Corruption-President Mutharika
April 28, 2017 by Staff Reporter
I want to commend the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs for defining a clear course for us as a nation. I also commend all stakeholders participating in this fight. I thank the media when they fight corruption with evidence, but not when they create perceptions for political reasons. This fight is for us all to fight; this fight is for us all to win!
On 31st December 2016, I stated that the fight against corruption in 2017 will take a different pace. I said what I meant and I meant what I said.
Often-times, people say there is need for a strong political will to fight and defeat corruption. I agree, we cannot fight corruption without political will. That is why I have never tolerated corruption, and all the more reason why I have always condemned corruption.
But let me add one thing. It takes more than political will to fight corruption. It takes collective will of the people to end this evil. It is for this reason we dedicated these special days that we as a nation must come together and do a collective soul-searching.
The Theme of this Conference is “Corruption in Malawi: Reality or Perception”. This theme represents the two fronts on which we fight corruption.
This Conference has offered an…
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