The Grand Coalition on the Campaign for a People-Driven Constitution says government has drafted a Constitution Bill 2014 and is in a process of taking it to the National Assembly for enactment.
Below is a statement released by Coalition Spokesperson McDonald Chipenzi.
The Grand Coalition on the Campaign for a People-Driven Constitution In Zambia is aware that Government has drafted the Constitution Bill 2014 and is in the process of taking it to the National Assembly for enactment.
To this effect, the Grand Coalition is compelled to address this unprecedented move by the Government through a press briefing to be held on Tuesday, 22nd December, 2014 at 09:00hrs at the Zambia Episcopal Conference (ZEC). The press briefing will be addressed by the Grand Coalition Chairperson, Father Leonard Chiti.
The purpose of the briefing is to share the Coalition’s misgivings on the Bill and also Government’s move to take such a route in disregard of its earlier promise to enact a new Constitution after adoption of the final Draft Constitution through a National Referendum.
Grand Coalition Spokesperson