Nangweshi Ward councillor Muuka resigns

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Nangweshi ward Councillor in Sioma constituency, Western Province, Sililo Muuka has resigned from his position with immediate effect, under unclear circumstances.

In a letter of resignation dated 29 April 2020 and addressed to the Sioma Council Chairperson, Muuka said that he has been working under difficult conditions which has left him with no choice but to resign so that he can focus on personal advancement.

Muuka was Nangweshi ward Councillor under the UPND ticket.

Meanwhile, there has been a wave of councillors resigning within the party, with some reports pointing out that the ruling Patriotic Front, could be having a hidden hand behind the trend.

Allegations have been going rounds that the PF has had a tendency of threatening and trying to bribe UPND members at various levels, with the aim of unsettling one of the biggest opposition parties in the country, in terms of support base.

Apparently, Muuka’s resignation also come high on the heels of party members discontent in the province following the recent dissolution of the UPND executive committee.

Meanwhile, the disconnected party youths recently called on the party leader Hakainde Hichilema to reverse the dissolution, or else they would destroy the party.

They gave him 48 hours to rescind the move, it’s however, not yet clear if Muuka’s resignation has anything to do with the discontent within some members of the party.


2 Responses to Nangweshi Ward councillor Muuka resigns

  1. If people can’t perform dissolve them. The people threatening to kill the party are just youth without direction. Select others who are ready.

    Abena kafue
    April 29, 2020 at 10:07 pm

  2. Let them go now. so that we can have a clean ones. They are just driving themselves into a sinking boat. It wont take you any where.

    Rose Mwila
    May 2, 2020 at 2:11 am

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