Eastern Province Assistant Secretary, Dr Royd Tembo and five procurement officers at the provincial administration have been suspended.
The suspension is meant to pave way for investigations in the irregular procurement of construction works for three houses in Lukusuzi National Park under the World Bank funded Zambia Integrated Forest and landscape Project -ZIFLP.
Eastern Province Minister, Peter Phiri has announced the suspension of the Assistant Secretary and Five procurement officers during a press briefing today.
Mr Phiri said the Anti-Corruption Commission -ACC- has instituted investigations and details of the irregularities surrounding the procurement process of the Lukusuzi National Park houses will be made known to the public once investigations are concluded
He said in the interim, three procurement officers have been engaged from the Ministry of Health Provincial office to help with duties at the provincial administration procurement unit. ZANIS