-Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Ronnie Shikapwasha, says he is studying the interim Audit Report on the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, ZNBC, before a decision can be made on the course of action to be taken.
Lieutenant General Shikapwasha told ZANIS in a statement that he is also awaiting the final report of the audit before any action is taken in accordance with the findings and recommendations of the auditors.
The minister said in accordance with procedure, management at ZNBC has been asked to respond to various audit observations made.
“I am studying the interim report and await the final one before I can consider what action to take in accordance with the findinds and recommendations of the auditors,” read Lt. Gen. Shikapwasha’s statement.
Lt. Gen. Shikapwasha, who is also Chief Government spokesperson indicated that he will brief the workers’ union representatives and management at ZNBC on the contents of the report and the course action once he had studied the report.
“Since the audit follows various complaints and observations made to me by the workers through their unions, when I have studied the report I shall brief the workers’ representatives and management of the contents of the report and the action I shall take,” read the statement in part.