Zambian government to publish constitutional amendment bill this week
By 16 July 2015
Justice Minister, Ngosa Simbyakula [photo credit: The Post]
<p>Justice minister Dr Ngosa Simbyakula says the bill seeking to change the Republican Constitution is likely to be published this week and Zambians will have an opportunity to go through the contentious issues and engage their representatives. Dr Simbyakula said the new constitution can only be appreciated if everyone approached it calmly and honestly. “Zambians will have an opportunity to look at those things (contentious issues) and make their comments, observations, engage their representatives. If there is something they are not happy with, they will be able to influence their representatives,” he said. Dr Simbyakula urged Zambians to come together and put Zambia first in the constitutional-making process.
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