Allegations of financial irregularities at the Zambian mission in Canada have disturbed President Michael Sata.
The President is concerned that information obtained so far suggests serious financial impropriety at the Mission in Toronto, which is under the supervision of Dr Nevers Mumba.
The President hopes that Dr Mumba’s impending visit to Zambia will provide law enforcement agencies an opportunity to engage him on the financial matters at the mission, he supervised as High Commissioner until his recent recall.
Mr SATA disclosed that Dr Mumba has been resisting his recall but now intends to come home on a private visit for some political engagements.
The President hopes Dr Mumba’s visit is self sponsored.
Mr Sata says the state shall recover from Dr Mumba any taxpayer’s money that would be spent on this purely private adventure.
Dr Mumba is among some former government officials being considered for the MMD presidency following former president Rupiah Banda’s abrupt retirement from politics after his September 20 polls defeat.