.GBM SUSPENDED FOR 7 DAYS FOR GROSS MISCONDUCT, TOLD TO EXCULPATE HIMSELF AND NOT TO CARRY OUT ANY PARTY ACTIVITIES – MUTALE NALUMANGO
The United Party for National Development (UPND) has passed a vote of no confidence against its Vice President, Dr Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba for gross misconduct.
The National Management Committee (NMC further asked Dr Mwamba to exulpate himself within seven days in which period he remains suspended. During the suspension Dr Mwamba will not be allowed to perform any party functions.
This follows a resolutions by the party’s highest decision making organ, the National Management Committee (NMC) which resolved to pass a vote of no confidence against Dr Mwamba.
Speaking to the media shortly after the resolution at the party Secretariat this evening, UPND National Chairman, Mutale Nalumango said the party has passed a vote of no confidence against its Vice President, Dr Mwamba in accordance with article (71) of the UPND Constitution.
The vote of no confidence against Dr Mwamba polled 75 of the secret vote, while those for Dr Mwamba polled Zero.
The UPND party Constitution states that the Vice President, National Chairman, Secretary General and Treasurer General may be disciplined by a two-thirds secret ballot vote of no confidence passed by the National Management Committee (NMC).
Media Director – UPND