TIZ vows to continue exposing corrupt public offices

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–Transparent International Zambia Executive (TIZ) Director, Goodwell Lungu, says his organisation will not relent in exposing corrupt public officers in the country.

Mr Lungu said huge sums of public funds have been abused by greedy and selfish few individuals, a thing he said should be rooted out in Zambia.

He said this today when he featured of the Zambia National Broadcasting Services (ZNBC programme dubbed National Watch on the disbursement of constituency development funds.

He thanked the public for the massive support given to his organisation on the important role it is doing in highlighting irregularities hidden in public offices.

And speaking during the same programme, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Stanford Musichili, said the eight (8) officers suspected of wrong doing his ministry have been suspended to pave way for investigation.

Mr Musichili said no one will be protected at his ministry if found wanting of abusing public funds meant for the Zambian people.

He urged the Auditor General’s office to move in and conduct an internal audit to ascertain what exactly happened involving the suspected abusing of K3 million   meant for Rufunsa and Chongwe district councils.

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