Minister Msaka visits disaster victims in Machinga

The Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Honourable Bright Msaka SC has reached out to hundreds of people in Machinga Likwenu Constituency, whose lives have been turned upside down by a devastating windstorm that battered the area on Tuesday afternoon.

Msaka addressing victims

Honourable Msaka, who is the legislator for the area, said on Sunday when he toured the constituency immediately after arriving from an international engagement that he was shocked by the extend of the damage caused by the strong wind.

The ferocious wind swept through some parts of the constituency, razing down houses and blowing off roof tops of school blocks, inflicting various degrees of injuries and leaving everything in its path lying in ruins.

The legislator said although he has provided relief maize to families affected by the disaster, government, through the Office of the Vice President Rt Honourable Overton Chimlirenji, was assessing the situation in order to step in with the necessary support.

Honourable Msaka assured the families that the Government of State President, Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika, will do everything possible to ensure that the victims of the windstorm are back on their feet in the quickest time possible.