By Francisco Mwanza.
The sit in came to an end on monday 27th July,2020 following the payment of the demanded three months salary arrears by their
The MCC spokes person Mac Donarld Gondwe confirmed that all the arrears have been honoured and work operations have resumed at the council.
He however highlighted the delay was due to the financial constraits affecting the council, which they are still working on.
“It was not easy for the council to resolve the issue immediately because the issue at hand demanded the availability of funds which the council had to find through other means and that’s how the council managed to pay the perks”said Gondwe
Adding that all the councils operations like waste management,revenue collection among others within the two weeks were paralysed which has made the council to draw a lesson on how to avoid a same scenario in near future.
The council welcomed its new CEO Gomezgani Nyasulu who took over from Macloud Kadammanja on 30th June 2020
Mzuzu city council spends about K41million per month to pay its workers and as it stands, they have managed to pay over K120m to cover the three months salary arrears.