Dedza Secondary School has honored the former president of Malawi Peter Mutharika with the Sapere Aude Award during the school’s Platinum Jubilee marking its 70 years of existence.
Mutharika who is an alumnus of the school was honored for his outstanding service to the country. The institution has recognized Mutharika for his distinguished contribution to constitutional law.
“I was delighted today to virtually attend Dedza Secondary School’s Platinum Jubilee marking the institution’s 70 years of existence. I would like to express my gratitude to the Dedza Secondary School Alumni Association and Dedza Secondary School for deciding to place me among those being recognized for outstanding service to the nation,”
“It is a huge honor for me to receive the Sapere Aude Award. Let me say that each and every one of us were born Malawians and placed in a time such as this to contribute to this great country using what God gave us,” Mutharika says.
Other alumni of Dedza Secondary School include former president late Bingu wa Mutharika, former Minister of Finance Goodall Gondwe, Professor Jack Wirima of Mwaiwathu private hospital, High Court judge Redson Kapindu and economist Henry Kachaje.