Constitutional Court President Hilda Chibomba has warned parties involved in the presidential eligibility case to stop delaying the matter through adjournments as the judges are ready to hear the main matter.
This is in a matter in which four opposition parties have petitioned the Constitutional Court to determine the interpretation of who is eligible to stand in the 2021 general elections.
This was after Lawyer Jonas Zimba who is representing PF Secretary General Davies Mwila applied for an adjourned to enable him get instructions from his client on the way forward.
The application was in relation to previous application made by an interested third party, Brigadier General Godfrey Miyanda.
Judge Chibomba told the lawyers that the matter has been adjourned many times and further adjournments will not be entertained.
She adjourned the matter to January 30, 2018.
Judge Chibomba further told the court that this adjournment was the last and urged the lawyers to be ready to proceed when the matter comes up.
The main matter in this case has not been heard as the court is still dealing with preliminary issues being raised by the parties involves.