By Pemphero Malimba
Leaders of the faith community have been urged to utilize their influence in society to help fight corruption.
According to the Anti Corruption Bureau, religious leaders have immense role to encourage worshippers to refrain from corrupt practices.
ACB Principal Public Education Officer Catherine Nkhoma said, "The clergy should also send a message to the masses that any suspicion of corruption should be reported to relevant authorities."
Nkhoma was speaking in Dedza district during a workshop meant to popularize the National Anti Corruption Strategy II among religious leaders who are among 12 pillars incorporated in the document.
Among the participants who took part in the oriantation was Chairperson of the Evangelical Association of Malawi-Dedza chapter Bishop Mc Owen Mwale.