Hundreds of PF cadres and some bus drivers this morning besieged Lusaka Civics Centre and staged a protest after reports that the PF government is in the process of privatising Kulima Tower Bus station.
Reports have emerged that the Government through the Lusaka City Council are in the process of privatising Kulima Tower bus station to an investor from South Africa.
The drivers at Kulima Tower fear that the development would increase their parking fees and cut into their daily cashing especially that fuel prices were recently hiked.
The drivers and hundreds of PF cadres descended on the Civics Centre around 09 Hours and forced the security personnel to close off all entry points to the premises.
Only Council employees with IDs were allowed entry into the Civics Centre.The cadres and drivers were demanding to be addressed by Lusaka Mayor Wilson Kalumba.
Later, group representatives were allowed to go inside the Civics Centre to meet council officials.