Govt. urges civil servants to desist from engaging in politics

Mwansa Kapeya
Mwansa Kapeya

Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Minister Mwansa Kapeya says civil servants should desist from engaging in partisan politics which jeopardize their work ethics.

Mr. Kapeya said civil servants should be the engine of championing various government developmental projects taking place country wide.

He said public service workers should endeavor to adapt the vision of the government of the day and ensure people understand the various government policies.

ZANIS reports that the minister said this when he addressed heads of government departments in Chama District yesterday.

And Mr. Kapeya has warned that government will not take kindly all civil servants frustrating its efforts of developing the country.

Mr. Kapeya said civil servants should lead by example of ensuring that they uphold their ethics in their discharge of duties.

Mr. Kapeya is on a tour of Muchinga province to check on various developmental projects programmes going on in the area.

Meanwhile, Chama District Commissioner Josephat Lombe has assured Mr. Kapeya that the workers in the district are more than ready to work with the government of the day.

Mr. Lombe also thanked government for the various developmental projects being undertaken in the districts which he said has greatly motivated the workers.
He named the projects as the construction of the health posts, housing units, roads and schools among others.