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Chiradzulu Institutes Inquiry Over Alleged Fraudulent Recruitment

Authorities at Chiradzulu District council have instituted  investigations  into  the alleged recruitment scam  that saw some  people    being employed as child protection workers, clerks and messengers last month  without undergoing through interviews.

Chiradzulu District Commissioner,  Reingard Chavula has confirmed the development to Zodiak saying  it follows  numerous complaints  her  office  received regarding the recruitment process which  saw a total of over 90 people employed in various disciplines at the council.

"My office has received numerous complaints regarding the recruitment exercise. Apart from others alleging that some were employed without applying, others also claim that there are some who were given higher positions when they applied for low positions. It is on this note that  we have set up   this  commission of inquiry",   said Chavura.

She added that commission will starts its work this week and she expressed  optimisim that its findings  will help in bringing justice on the matter.

However one of the concerned youth under the banner of 'The watchdogs  'whose grouping has been following up the matter , Miriam Chilemba has  called on the district authorities to expedite the matter saying it should not  be swept under the carpet.

Recently during one of his tour inspecting progress of reforms in local councils, vice president, Dr Saulosi Chilima commended Chiradzulu district council for doing things transparently.

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