Mutati Warns Civil Servants Against Abusing Vehicles

Works minister Felix Mutati had warned public service employees to refrain from abusing government vehicles failure to which punitive action will be taken against them.

Mutati, who doubles as Works and Supply Minister and MMD President for one of the factions, said government relies on its fleet of vehicles to effectively deliver on its promises for a better Zambia.

He said there was need to ensure there is an efficient transport system that should be operated in a cost effective manner.

“However, reports of misuse of government vehicles has been noted leading to high expenditure on fuel, service and repairs. It is important to note that all utility government fleet are supposed to be used to provide services related to government operations,” he said.

Mutati said all government employees associated with the running and utilisation of government fleet are expected to abide by regulations that govern the use and management of the vehicles.

He said among common trends of misuse of government vehicles that have been recorded include the driving of vehicles without filling in a log book and with an unsigned log book and being on an unauthorised route.

Other trends are driving a government vehicle without a certificate of competence, without a weekend pass and for personal errands as well as parking at unauthorised places such as bars.

“In this regard, all users and drivers of government vehicles should have, government competence, signed log books and a weekend pass,” he said.

Mutati warned that several penalties that will be applied on any public service employee found wanting which ranges from K150.00 to K1000.00 in fines.


  1. Xavier

    Still typing.

  2. Chagwa

    Ubomba Mwibala Enshya Nokwa Ngasha Iya Mwibala.

  3. Geoffrey Bwamba Mwalya(GBM)

    True to say

  4. mercutio

    Ba mutati twaishibe mu poto….! 2021 zwaaaaa…

  5. BMK

    Honorable you are right but…..?

  6. Chan

    It true bamo bamona kwati shabo,good idea…

  7. mengmoreler

    first take da log out yo eye dats wen u’ll manage to remove smal sand out of yo friends eye!

  8. NancyNkhoma

    Mr. Minister, you are a servant of the people of Zambia. Do what the majority does, walking to office, shops, mines, farms. So, Bwana Minister, you shall walk to your office.
    In any case you have accumulated too much fat.
    Walking is good for your health.

  9. barotse man

    mutati uta nyela. ……kunyela

  10. proud tumbuka man

    Thief against thiefs!

  11. Paulo lukamwba gato

    Send a thief to catch a thief! Uubomba mwibala alya mwibala.

  12. Demutal

    Those thing have been there why now . forward backwards never government spending lot of money . look on that .now

  13. Kwekwe

    Lungu chakolwa have said it uubomba mwibala alya mwibala

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