ZNS command cautions officers against engaging in politics

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ZNS command cautions officers against engaging in politics


Lusaka, December 28, ZANIS————Zambia National Service ( ZNS) Commander Lieutenant General Nathan Mulenga has cautioned men and women in uniform to leave politics to politicians.


Lieutenant General Mulenga said military personnel are custodians of peace and security thus are expected to remain loyal to the government of the day.


Speaking in a speech read for him by Brigadier General Alex Malachi during this year’s officer’s annual ball held at ZNS Training School in Kafue, Lt. Gen. Mulenga advised those who wished to join politics to resign and pursue politics freely.


He sternly warned that military officers who engage in partisan politics risk being discharged from the service.


Meanwhile Lt. Gen. Mulenga said ZNS training school has continued to play a key role of training officer cadets and serving officers in advanced military skills to prepare them for national duties.


He advised instructors at the school to stick to ethics of military training adding that the command will not tolerate instructors who abuse their call of duty by inflicting unwarranted physical and mental torture on the cadets.


Speaking at the same event ZNS Kafue Training School Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Rickson Habeenzu pledged to remain committed to ensure that the school offers high standards of training.