By Chilenje Chilenje
Deomocratic Progressive Party Member of Parliament for Nsanje Lalanje Gladys Ganda has faulted government for delaying commencement of construction of Mtayamoyo Bridge across the Shire River in Nsanje district.
Ganda made the remarks on Sunday after consoling bereaved families of 10 victims including a mother and her three children who drowned at Phokera dock in Nsanje district on Saturday.
Speaking in an interview with Timveni, Ganda said, "The delay to construct the bridge is costing many lives who cross the Shire river to neighboring Mozambique."
Meanwhile, government is yet to comment on the matter.
Mtayamoyo Bridge was damaged by floods in 2015.