Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) President Nevers Mumba has said that MMD founder Member Gaston Sichilima has no right to suspend any member and place the party under the leadership of the Trustees.
Reacting to news that he has been suspended and that the party has been placed under the trustees to call for a convention, the MMD leader maintained that the party will only go to the convention in 2017.
Earlier, MMD founder Member Gaston Sichilima has announced the suspension of party president Nevers Mumba.
Mr. Sichilima who served as deputy minister in six different ministries including in the office of the vice president under the MMD government told QFM in a walk-in interview that he has further given Dr. Mumba seven days in which relinquish his position as President of MMD as his term of office has come to an end.
Mr. Sichilima further called on the party trustees to take over the running of the party and call for an extraordinary convention usher in a new leadership.
Mr. Sichilima who is also former Mbala Member of Parliament has since called on all well meaning members of the MMD to come forward and support for a convention.