By Draxon Maloya
There has been numerous outcries from various quarters of the sporting world calling on government to lift the ban on sporting activities in the country.
Indeed the sports enthusiasts have a point justifying their calls for an immediate suspension of the ban.
It is now no secret that there has been a significant reduction in number of those still hospitalized or quarantined at various isolation centres government instituted across the country.
Malawians are now following with keen interest whatever is happening in their country, be it good or bad.
It is not a secret anymore that sone cabinet ministers are campaigning in five Constituencies where the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) will conduct by-elections on November 10th this year.
Scores of people are gathering to listen to their leaders while have all along preached that there has never been covid-19 in the country.
On Thursday afternoon, soccer league clubs in England met to discuss on how best their supporters return to watch live matches at various stadia across the country.
Resolutions have been passed that effective 1st October 2020, fans will be patronizing football matches but safety remains a priority and all clubs have reaffirmed to ensure stadiums remain the safest places in the prevention of covid-19.
It is not long ago when sports minister, Ulemu Msungama told the nation that last Monday, marked the day when sporting activities were suppose to commence in the country.
If it was not for any health or political reasons best known by the chairperson of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19, Dr John Phuka then sportsmen in the country would have stopped surviving on handouts.
On Thursday Phuka franked by the Information Minister, Gospel Kazako came with another jigsaw puzzle when the told the nation that next Thursday could also be another ideal time for the nation to hear about the fate of sports in the country.
Should this be another gimmick only aimed at cheating sports personalities and their followers that government is indeed serious about the country’s sports development programs.
Government should walk the talk