Chipata Municipal Council fails to pay about 72 million Kwacha owed to former workers.

Eight former council workers who were operating at Kapata bus station in Chipata are demanding to be given jobs if the local authority fails to pay them their money.
The former workers, who visited the office of the town clerk yesterday, told Breeze News that their contracts were terminated in 2008 but up to date, they have not been paid their money.
They said that the local authority allowed them to continue working without renewing their contracts for a period of more than six months.
The former workers said that the local authority owes each them about 9 million Kwacha.
And when contacted for a comment, Chipata Municipal Council Acting Town Clerk Caroline Mphande said that she is not in a position to give any statement because she has handed over the office to the new town clerk who is expected to report for work soon.

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