Dausi Dates All District Information Officers…‘I Will Not Be Talking Everyday’

A crosssection of the DIOs listening to the Minister’s speech

Minister of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Nicholas Dausi Wednesday said he would not be talking everyday “like a parrot”.

Dausi made the remarks when he addressed District Information Officers (DIOs) from across the country at the Malawi Sun Hotel in Blantyre.

The DIOs were attending a training workshop on Disaster Risk Preparedness and Management.

“DIOs are supposed to report what people in the districts are complaining about so that I should know what they expect from government. I am not going to be talking every day like I am a parrot,” he said.

He urged the DIOs to be proactive so that government should be addressing real issues and needs of people as they appeared at the grassroots.

“The President should address problems of people from what DIOs are reporting,”  Dausi, who is also government spokesperson, said.

He said the collection of information by DIOs could not be surpassed as they fed the ministry headquarters.

“Although people are relying on cyber security, human security is extremely important. The first line of defense is information and we are only able to know what people are going through, through the media,” Dausi said.

The Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) organized the training with funding from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to enable the DIOs to efficiently and effectively cover disaster issues.

3 Responses to "Dausi Dates All District Information Officers…‘I Will Not Be Talking Everyday’"

  1. Wellington Phiri   December 29, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    Zache zimenezo….. We gat no time for BUSHIT

  2. James Ganizani   December 29, 2016 at 6:22 pm

    After talking u need time to listen to response of your remarks.In so doing then u know that u have made a mistake or wise.

  3. Judith Kazunguza   December 30, 2016 at 10:20 am

    wa kayombe sasintha. ali nga nga nga pambuyo pa ……..


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