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Con Court Rules That All Ministers Who Overstayed In Office In 2016 To Pay Back About K5 Million Each

The Constitutional court has concluded that Ministers who illegally overstayed in office in 2016 after Parliament was dissolved will pay over K 4.7 million.

In this matter, United Party for National Development Secretary General Steven Katuka and the Law Association of Zambia sued the Attorney General, Ngosa Simbyakula and 64 others in the Constitutional for illegally overstaying in office.

In an affidavit in support of assessment of amount due pursuant to the judgement dated 8th August 2016, Ministry of Finance Director, policy Research and Standards Fides Muntenga says the Ministers will pay back K 4.7 million.

Ms. Muntenga says emoluments paid to the former cabinet ministers have been dully computed for the period of May to July 2016.

He says the computation was arrived at after looking at the pay slips of the former cabinet ministers

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