FIVE Patriotic Front (PF) councillors in Kasama have been expelled with immediate effect for alleged misconduct, PF Northern provincial vice chairperson Peter Mwansa has confirmed.
He said the five councillors have for a long time aligned themselves to some opposition political parties, making their continued stay in the PF a mockery.
Mr Mwansa named the expelled councillors as Evarist Chellah of Bululu ward, Fidelis Chishoma of Lukulu ward and Rose Chilufya of Chiba ward.
Others are Abraham Mulenga of Mulilansolo ward and Mutale Chibeka of Mukanga ward. The expelled members are alleged to have aligned themselves to the UPND and Rainbow parties in Kasama.
Mr. Mwansa said the PF has since written to Kasama Municipal Council advising that the expelled councillors must not be entertained in the council as representatives of the ruling party.
He has also called on the Electoral Commission of Zambia to declare the seats of the five expelled councillors vacant. – ZANIS