Government has described the death of Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Technology Ernest Kantchentche as a huge loss to the ministry.
In an interview, Minister of Information and Technology Gospel Kazako in a somber tone described the late Kantchentche as a hardworking and dedicated soul.
“As a ministry, we are very devastated because we have lost a pillar in the name of Ernest Kantchentche. He was a dedicated person, a very good friend, a very honest gentleman who was always ready to serve Malawians”, grieved Kazako
Kazako further said that it is unbelievable that he will not see Kantchentche anymore in the office.
“I’m really heartbroken, it is hard to accept and unbelievable that I will not see Kantchentche again entering the door of his office. I can’t imagine that he is gone for good”, said Kazako.
Ernest Kantchentche who was until his death a Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Technology passed on the wee hours of 11th January after he tested positive to Covid-19 some two weeks ago. His body has been laid to rest at area 18 cemetery in Lilongwe.
Government has meanwhile called upon the general public to step up in the fight against the pandemic by being a police on one another on the adherence to covid-19 preventive measures.