Flashback: Sata tells striking ZRA workers to be united as they are dealing with vicious govt

By Patson Chilemba, Namatama Mundia, Mwila Chansa and Abigail C
Thu 20 May 2010, 04:01 CAT   [5735 Reads, 0 Comment(s)]

Sata telling lies at ZRA
PATRIOTIC Front (PF) president Michael Sata yesterday pleaded with Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) unionised workers who are on a go-slow to return to work.
Sata, who visited the ZRA head office around 11:00 hours, found the workers sitting on the grass while others were loitering around the premises.
However, upon seeing Sata the workers abandoned what they were doing and gathered around him as soon as he emerged from his vehicle.
There were ululations, while other workers were seen raising the clenched fist, the PF symbol.
“Baisa, baisa ba kateka He has come, the leader has come,” shouted some of the workers as they quickly emerged from their gatherings to meet Sata.
The workers then explained their problems to Sata.
“Ubuchushi, we have suffered. We are on a go-slow.