Chief Government Spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili says the resignation
of Commerce Deputy Minister Miles Sampa from government is within
his democratic rights.
Mr Kambwili says Mr Sampa, who is also PF Matero Member of Parliament, is free to resign from government because Zambia is a
He says that despite Mr Sampa having resigned from government, he is still PF Matero Member of Parliament and a member of the ruling party.
Mr Kambwili says Mr Sampa is not the first Deputy Minister to resign from
government since the PF assumed office in 2011.
He cited then Defence Deputy Minister Davies Mwila who resigned in
2013 but continued as Chipili Member of Parliament.