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Guy Scott calls off all Cabinet and Central Committee meetings

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Zambia’s Interim President Guy Scott has put off all Cabinet and Party Central Committee meetings until after November 11.

Sources earlier told Zambian Eye that Guy Scott had called for a special meeting for Cabinet Ministers. There are divisions within Cabinet and PF Central Committee over the transition of power following the death of President Sata.

Insiders say Guy Scott was advised to postponed the Cabinet meeting and to calls all meetings that may be called by the Central Committee.

The PF is divided with others opposing the decision that was made to have Guy Scott take over from Edgar Lungu as Interim President until a new president is elected with 90 days.

“There are security concerns so he has canceled the cabinet meeting that was earlier called on Friday,” a source told Zambian Eye.

“Some have even gone to court to try to obtain an injunction to stop Scott from Acting, that is how serious this is,” the source further revealed.

But in a statement earlier Attorney General who is the Chief Legal Adviser said Guy Scott according to Article 38 part 2 of the republican constitution he is the right person to act in the situation the country finds itself.

 

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