Kabwata Member of Parliament Given Lubinda says he is deeply saddened by the resignation of Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba.
Mr. Lubinda has told Qfm News that he failed to drive his vehicle when he heard the News of Mr Mwamba’s resignation.
He says he has known Mr Mwamba to be a hard working person.
Mr Lubinda states that President Michael Sata and other senior members of the party will greatly miss the services of Mr Mwamba.
He stresses that Mr. Mwamba’s resignation has come as a shock to him especially that he did not expect a senior Cabinet Minister to resign in such a manner.
Mr. Lubinda says it is unfortunate that his good friend went straight to the media to announce his resignation.
Mr Lubinda has since wished Mr Mwamba the very best in his future endeavors.
He has also wished President Sata the best as he looks for Mr Mwamba’s replacement.
Meanwhile, Mr Lubinda has hailed nurses at Kabwata clinic for not going on strike during the period nurses at UTH and other hospital went on strike.
Speaking when he presented Christmas gifts to the nurses at the clinic this morning, Mr. Lubinda says the nurses demonstrated their dedication to duty by not going on strike.
The parliamentarian has encouraged the nurses to continue with their hard during the festive period.