President Edgar Lungu has advised newly sworn-in Clerk of the National Assembly Cecilia Mbewe and Anti-Corruption Commission Director General Zachariah Phiri to embrace criticism.
Speaking during the swearing in ceremony at state house, the head of state said the two have huge roles to play in serving the public and will be subjected to a lot of criticism.
President Lungu has assured them of State House’s support and noted that he will not interfere in their work.
He said he will continue engaging the newly appointed officials when need arises.
And newly appointed ACC Director General Zachariah Phiri has called on the public to report corruption allegations to the commission and not through the media.
Mr. Phiri also emphasised the need for citizens raising corruption allegations to provide evidence so that it is easy for the commission to carry out investigations.