Government has cautioned public service workers in Zambezi district in North-western province to desist from engaging in active partisan politics.
North-Western Provincial Minister Richard Kapita says he is aware that some partisan civil servants in the district are on record to supported the opposition political parties during the last August 11 general elections.
He added that he is aware of some teachers in the district that were openly supporting the opposition political parties.
ZANIS reports that the minister was speaking in Zambezi district over the weekend during a meeting with government heads of departments.
Mr. Kapita warned that there would be no retribution for those civil servants that were campaigning openly for the opposition political parties.
He said that if civil servants want to participate freely in politics, they should resign adding that they risk being fired from the civil service if they try to sabotage government policies and programs.