—Some Kabwe Municipal Council
(KMC) employees have raised concern over their unpaid salaries
describing the situation as long overdue and demotivating.
The workers have not been paid their dues since January this year and are leaving in
fear of eviction from landlords as well as not being able to settle their utility bills such as ZESCO and water.
“Apparently, most of us workers are living in rented houses and
therefore, you can imagine the tension that is there between us and
our landlords, seeing that we have paid neither the water and
electricity bills nor the rentals.”
Speaking to ZANIS in a telephone interview, Kabwe Municipal Council Public Relations
Manager Annie Mumba confirmed the development to ZANIS.
Ms. Mumba further confirmed that most council workers live in rented
houses but have not paid their bills and rentals for the past two
months owing to the late disbursement of salaries.
Meanwhile, efforts by ZANIS to get a comment from Kabwe Town Clerk,
Mbaimbai Mukomambo, proved futile as he was not in his office by press
ENDS/BM/ KABWE, ZANIS———————————–DRY