The Zambia National Union of Teachers (ZNUT) in Nothern province has asked former president Fredrick Chiluba to help obtain tittle deeds to houses civil servants bought.
And Chiluba has accepted the commission saying he was surprised that civil servants have not yet obtained the deeds to the houses they bought under his rule.
Chiluba was speaking during a meeting with ZNUT Norhern province leaders at the provincial office in Kasama Tuesday mid-morning. He was invited to the offices by ZNUT and in the meeting were ZNUT provincial leaders Anderson Lungu and Jameson Kasisi.
ZNUT also requested Chiluba to intervene in the confusion that is said to have arisen in the pension sector whereby newly recruited workers are contributing to the National Pension Scheme Authority (NAPSA) but long-serving workers are contributing to the Public Service Pension Fund (PSPF).
In response, Chiluba said he was surprised that some civil servants have not obtained the title deeds and said he will raise the issue with minister of Lands Peter Daka.
Chiluba also said he is ready to assist any uninions in the country that would seek his help in resolving conflicts or in meeting their members’ demands.
Before becoming president, Chiluba was a trade unionists and during his tenure as president, he sold government houses to civil servants at very low prices.