Chipata, Februay 12,2015, ZANIS —- Government has refuted claims that it he has failed the people of eastern province.
Eastern Province Permanent Secretary Chileshe Mulenga those championing divisions against after he flashed out corrupt elements embezzling public funds were not being fiair to him an the country as a whole.
He was speaking when a team from Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA) paid a courtesy call on him yesterday.
Dr Mulenga noted that people in Eastern province were generally hardworking and that those making noise, interest was to misuse resources for personal gain.
“Provincial administration will not tolerate corruption, nepotism and misuse of government funds, even the famous dealings in Mukula trees has been controlled,” he added.
He said the role of public workers is to serve the country without segregation. Recently there have been calls abounded for the removal of Dr Mulenga as Permanent Secretary from Eastern Province by some quarters.
However, President Edgar Lungu after appointing and swearing in his cabinet said he will make changes and reappointments of deputy ministers and permanent secretaries when he comes back from his official tour of neighboring Angola next week.