The MMD in Mambwe district has suspended Mambwe District Council Chairperson, Peter Phiri from the party with immediate effect for gross indiscipline.
Mambwe District MMD, Chairperson, Zephania Kaleya says that Mr. Phiri who is MMD Kakumbi Ward Councillor has been ignoring his civic duties and working against the party.
Mr. Kaleya says that Mr. Phiri, who is supposed to work for two days every week at the council office, has been absconding while holding dark corner meetings with UPND, the United Party for National Development.
Mr. Phiri has further been accused of failing to hold party and developmental meetings in his ward from the time he was voted councillor.
Mr. Kaleya says that Mr. Phiri’s conduct has brought the name of the party into ridicule and disrepute.
And according to a letter of suspension availed to Breeze News the Mambwe MMD district disciplinary committee agreed to suspend Mr. Phiri indefinitely pending expulsion from MMD.