PF Govt lifts Livingstone Council suspension

Government has lifted the suspension of the Livingstone  City Council of Southern Province.

The lifting of the suspension follows the expiry of the suspension. Local Government and Housing Deputy Minister FollieTembo disclosed this in parliament on Friday July 19,2013.

Tembo said the suspension of the council which was slapped on them early this year expired on Friday July 19,2013. The council was suspended after it  suspended senior council officers for alleged incompetence.

And Local Government Minister Emerine Kabanshi  has threatened to dissolve the council if they fail to follow the law.

Kabanshi said she will recommend to President Michael to dissolve the council if they do not follow the local government act.