GBM under new attack

Splits within the patriotic Front (PF) have intensified with revelations that new corruption charges are being framed against Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba (GBM) with the intention of removing him from the position of Minister and finally expelling him as Kasama Central Member of Parliament.

According to PF sources, the cartel wants to use the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to implicate Mr. Mwamba in the procurement of tenders fortransporting maize for the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) through Arizona Transport a company that he owns but is run by members of his family.

GBM is seen as a threat in the succession race because he has financial means to match the cartel which is intent on assuming power.

“Forces within the PF want to use ACC to implicate GBM in abuse of office and corruption related offences in order to kick him out of government. This follows the failure of earlier attempt in which he was not found wanting by ACC over the Zesco pole issue.