EU Representatives Meet with Opposition over Suspended Judges

Oposition political party leaders yesterday held a meeting with officials of the European Delegation in Zambia over the issue of three judges suspended by President Michael Sata recently.

The opposition party leaders who included MMD acting president Michael Mabenga, Heritage Party leader Brig Gen Godfrey Miyanda, UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema, ADD leader Charles Milupi, ULP officials and Zambia Direct Democracy Movement leader Edwin Sakala arrived at the EU offices around 10:30 hours yesterday.

The meeting with EU officials only ended around midday, after which the opposition politicians pledged to issue a statement over the meeting, which was closed to the media.

Mabenga refused to divulge what was discussed during the meeting but only said a joint statement would be issued by 14:00 hours at the UPND Secretariat on Lagos Road in Lusaka yesterday.

Source: The Post Newspaper 

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