‘It means you can’t reap where you haven’t sown’


CHIEF government spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga has advised the opposition to stop misleading Zambians that President Lungu is encouraging corruption.
Ms Mulenga said in an interview yesterday that the opposition should be truthful in their provision of checks and balances to Government.

“President Lungu’s statement in Kitwe had nothing to do with stealing. It is an idiom, a Bemba saying to mean that one cannot reap where they have not sown, or get paid where they have not worked,” Ms Mulenga said.

Ms Mulenga said President Lungu actually went further during the same meeting to warn the officials that anyone engaged in corruption or stealing of public funds will be dealt with according to the law.
“The opposition should talk about things that build the country. The saying ‘uubomba mwibala alya ifya mwibala’ does not mean…

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