Yaluma removed from PF Central Committee

 Yaluma removed from PF Central Committee

By Staff Writer
PF Secretary General Davies Mwila has removed Christopher Yaluma from the PF Central Committee for failing to attend Central Committee meetings three times consecutively. 

Mr Mwila has also been removed Mr Yaluma from the position of being PF Chairperson for Mines.

Mr Mwila has also dissolved the constituency and district leadership in Mungwi District in Northern Province.

In his letter to Northern Province Chairperson and Luposohi Member of Parliament, Hon. Lazarus Bwalya Chungu, dated March 18, 2019, Mr Mwila said the Malole Constituency and Mungwi District committees have been dissolved with immediate effect

He said the two committees have been held liable for failing to file-in nominations for a candidate in the Mfinshe Ward by-election.

The PF candidate for Mfinshe Ward By-election in Malole Constituency, Mungwi District of Northern Province was unable to file- in his nomination papers on 14th March 2019 and rendering the ward to go the Opposition.

The PF candidate had allegedly left behind some of the documents required by Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ).

Mr Mwila has since placed Vice Council Chairperson, Kelvin Chafilwa to act as Mungwi District Chairperson.

Mr Mwila said new committees at Malole constituency and Mungwi District will be re-constituted.



Lusaka, 18th March 2019 – Patriotic Front (PF) Secretary General Hon Davies Mwila has given Northern Province PF Executive Committee Chairperson seven (07) days to exculpate himself in writing.

“The Party has noticed with dismay the action by your Committee’s failure to supervise and file-in the nominations for the Ward by-election in Mungwi District. This action has been found not to be in line with the responsibilities of the Provincial Executive and further violates regulation 29 of the Party Constitution”, the letter reads in part.

“Accordingly, you are given seven days in which to exculpate yourself in writing to my office. Also note that failure to give convincing reasons, I will have no choice but to dissolve your Committee”, the letter further read.

In another letter to the Provincial Chairman, the Secretary General has dissolved Mungwi District and Malole Constituency Committees with immediate effect.

“I write to inform you that Mungwi District and Malole Constituency Committees have been dissolved with immediate effect for failure to file-in nominations on 14th March, 2019 for the Mshinshe Ward by-election of Malole Constituency. In light of the above development, the Vice Council Chairperson, Mungwi District, Mr. Kelvin Chafilwa will act as District Chairman until when the interim Committee is put in place”, the letter read on part.

And PF Chairperson for Mines and Member of the Central Committee Hon Christopher Yaluma, MP has been removed from the Central Committee.

In a letter to Hon Yaluma, the Secretary General thanked Hon Yaluma for the services rendered to the Party as Chairperson for Mines.

“I wish to inform you that the Central Committee meeting held on 9th March 2019 directed to remove you as a Member of the Central Committee and Mines Chairperson for failure to attend meetings for three (03) consecutive times. As you are aware, a Member of the Central Committee who misses three (03) consecutive meetings without notice automatically ceases to be a member of the Committee”, read the letter to Hon Yaluma.

The Secretary General has since warned Party structures across the Country to live up to the expectations of the general membership by continuously working for the growth and unity of the Party.

On 9th March 2019, PF candidate was unable to file in his nominations after he was sent back by Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) over his failure to produce all required documents and later got himself involved in a road traffic accident.

Issued by:

Sunday Chanda
PF Media Director
Party Headquarters

The Independent Observer


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