Thyolo Central MP Ben Phiri has told government side in parliament to “fix cells” at Police units as they will end up there soon.
Contributing to a debate on development budget allocation for the Malawi Police Service saying the sanitary conditions need to be improved.
“Having graduated from Kanengo cells and considering that a few of my colleagues that side will be going there shortly, I thought it is important..” said Phiri who was interrupted and had an exchange with Deputy Speaker Madalitso Kazombo.
Kazombo: Hon Member you know we are a house of records?
Ben Phiri : Yes Sir.
Kazombo: Lets not be prophets of doom.
Ben Phiri : It’s a house for men, men can always go there..
Kazombo : No no no dont eish others badly, you are a man of God ..
Ben Phiri: On a serious note I am talking of toilets.
Kazombo : Listen, Chair speaking the Bible says whatever we speak we create, because we have that powe, man of God….
Ben Phiri : No no on a serious note I am saying the toilets that side are no palatable.
Parliament is conducting midterm review of the budget.