Sata kicks out RB’s aides from state house

President Michael Chilufya Sata has, with immediate effect, terminated the contracts of three former aides to immediate past president Rupiah Bwezani Banda.

The three officers whose contracts have been terminated are Dr Richard Chembe (Special Assistant to the President for Economic and Development Affairs), Joseph Jalasi (Special Assistant to the President for Legal Affairs) and Dr Francis Chigunta (Special Assistant to the President for Political Affairs).

‘The President terminated the contracts in exercise of the powers vested in him pursuant to the provisions of Articles 44 (5) and 61 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Zambia’, explained Sata’s mouth-piece George Chellah.

Chellah said president Sata wished the three former aides well in their future endeavours.

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