Eighty-three billion, nine hundred and forty nine million, seven hundred and sixty five thousand kwacha (K83,949,765,000) was spent on allowances for National Constitutional Conference delegates whose bill failed in parliament.
Deputy Minister in the office of the vice president Daniel Munkombwe told parliament Thursday that the money was gobbled between 2007 and August 2010 when the NCC came to an end.
Munkombwe was responding to Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili who wanted to know how much was spent on the allowances for the 500 NCC delegates.
Mukombwe told the house that over K43 billion was spent on subsistence allowances K8.9 billion on daily transport allowances and over K 1billion on transport refunds.
According to Munkombwe, K30.4 billion was spent sitting allowances for the NCC delegates.
He said and K775 million was spent on the 19 vehicles the NCC was using.