Chavuma District Administration Officer Kennedy Pezo has warned of stern action against government officers who are in the habit of consuming alcohol whilst on duty.
Mr. Pezo sounded the warning yesterday during a meeting community meeting where a named officer was spotted to be in a drunken state.
He said officers found wanting risk dismissal as they will not only tarnish the image of his administration but that of government as a whole.
Mr. Pezo added that the district administration will not hesitate to take punitive measures against such officers according to the laid down guidelines.
He further urged all government officers in the district to ensure they exhibit an exemplary behaviour at all times.