Lungu directs Civil Servants vying for political office to resign

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President Lungu

President Lungu

State House has announced that all public service workers who have applied to contest for political office in the August 11, 2016 general elections must immediately disengage from the Civil Service.

 
The directive by His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu President of the Republic of Zambia is intended to protect the integrity and impartiality of the Civil Service as it implements government programmes before, during and after the elections.
 
The directive covers all public service workers employed directly in the Civil Service and those in parastatals.
 
The President is desirous to see an impartial and professional Civil Service devoid of the undue political pressures. The President has emphasised that the current political season ahead of the polls must not be used by anyone to bring confusion in the Civil Service
 
Issued by:
 
AMOS CHANDA
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

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4 Responses to Lungu directs Civil Servants vying for political office to resign

  1. This is the way it should be your excellency.They can not have it both ways.

    THE SOWER
    March 14, 2016 at 9:05 am
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  2. They are safe because its on PF ticket……..

    kay1
    March 14, 2016 at 9:34 am
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  3. President Lungu is talking about those in opposition. This man is a hypocrite.

    Orange
    March 14, 2016 at 9:48 am
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  4. Y announcing???? just give them official leters to leave office since u already know them ATASE.we are tired of yu Patriotic fools en jst kno dat u re gone for good.

    VIVA HH an today 8 MPS from MMD have gone to UPND

    Hams
    March 14, 2016 at 10:59 am
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