HH is dishonest over subsidies – Munkombwe

Southern Province Minister, Daniel Munkombwe has accused opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) leader Hakainde Hichilema of dishonesty over subsidies.
And justifying the removal of subsidies, Health Deputy Minister Christopher Mulenga reiterated that maintaining subsidies would have perpetuated the current gap between the rich and poor people despite the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growing at 7 per cent annually.
Mr. Munkombwe, a veteran politician says Mr. Hichilema as an economist is enlightened enough to know the long term benefits of the removal of fuel and maize subsidies than politicising the issue.
ZANIS reports that the provincial minister was speaking today when Health Deputy Minister, Christopher Mulenga called on him at his Office in Choma, the new Provincial Capital for Southern Province.
Mr. Munkombwe further accused Mr.