UPND Monze member of parliament Jack Mwiimbu
UPND Monze member of parliament Jack Mwiimbu

The United Party for National Development says reports linking its Chairperson for Legal Affairs Jack Mwiimbu to theft of party funds are false.

The UPND has not found any evidence of stolen money after going through its books of account that could be linked to Mr. Mwiimbu, according to Charles Kakoma the Party spokesperson.

Mr. Kakoma said the party has learnt of the reports with dismay as Mr. Mwiimbu has never signed for the collection of any legal fees meant for the payment of other lawyers.

He explained that lawyers who some people think are Party lawyers hired to represent UPND in court are in fact volunteers who have offered themselves to assist the Party and do not demand for legal fees.

Mr. Mwiimbu however clarified that from time to time, the Party has been assisting them with logistics such as accommodation, food and fuel to attend to cases outside their home towns.

He said the Legal Department has set up a team of lawyers who have selected their own treasurer to disburse the little funds for their logistics. Hon Mwiimbu is not the Treasurer of this group and is not a member of the team disbursing these little funds.

Mr. Kakoma said it is therefore malicious to accuse Mr. Mwiimbu of stealing legal fees meant for other lawyers.

He said Mr. Mwiimbu has built a good reputation over the years and is a prominent lawyer, Member of Parliament for Monze Central and Leader of the Opposition in Parliament.

Mr. Kakoma said the UPND would not allow his reputation to be brought into disrepute by people who are either disgruntled and without facts or are agents of destabilization of the UPND.

He has warned such characters to stop their activities or risk being sued by Mr. Mwiimbu for defamation of character and has advised Zambians to ignore the malicious social media reports linking Mr. Mwiimbu to theft of party funds meant for other lawyers defending the UPND in various court cases.

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18 COMMENTS

  1. The UPND maniac general, chief legal adviser to Hichilema. The man who failed to prepare a sensible Presidential Petition with his sister Martha Mushipe. These people can’t be the alternative to the Piffle

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    • Those leaks of reports must be coming from inside UPND. The problem with you guys in UPND is that your public relations is really a long way to mature and are fond of responding to petty things.

      Why then even bring it to the media. If there is no foundation, you just keep quiet and move on. Unless, this is about performing a damage control on one of your senior members ( Jack Mwiimbu ).

      I guess, the smoke has just started and its not a plot to ignite fire on him and discharge him from UPND. Time will tell.

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      Its because they are Under Five. I dont even know they understand Public Relations. They always act on impulse

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    • Mwiimbu will be in jail before or on August 1st, even if he is innocent. He will not be treated like Rownald Chitotolwo.
      Do you know who will be the judge?

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    • He used to money to build a mortuary at the middle of Kitwe, Nkana West residential area

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    • The way I know kakoma, he would have already sued by now. Is there something he is not telling us?

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  2. There’s no smoke without fire.We know that UPND is going to protect their MPs .Just like MPs always protect HH even if they see things going wrong.

    UPND is a cult…

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  3. Jack Mwiimbu is a useless MP whom Monze residents do not want even to see.This is a guy who has been Monze Central MP for about 20 years and has not built even a toilet in his constituency.If this guy was a MP in PF strongholds where voters look for development initiated by the MP for him or her to be re-elected,Jack Mwiimbu could have lost his seat years back.But in Southern,voters just look for colour red-SHOCKING STUFF!!Back to the issue at hand,it is true that UPND’s tonga lawyers have stopped representing this party.SO WHY DIDN’T KAKOMA GIVE US A REASON?Without giving solid reasons,then we’re right to conclude that Mwiimbu stole money meant for lawyers!!!

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    • Ati can’t even build a toilet …….

      Your Lungu came to chawama , found them shi.ting in pit latrines , went to state house and left them still shi.ting in pit latrines , only the pit latrines lungu left in chawama started leaking into water drinking wells and they were dying like flies from cholera , while lungu is 8 miles away in state house……..

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    • @Spaka, you are a liar. Chawama now has tarred roads that go all the way to Lilayi Police Training School, besides other infrastructures. Stop lying.

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  4. “…..He has warned such characters to stop their activities or risk being sued by Mr. Mwiimbu for defamation of character …”

    That is what innocent people with integrity and a reputation do……noti benangu ba lawyer ba lungu

    Lungu is called a corrupt theif everyday , and he can’t do anything because he knows the truth……

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    • People of integrity to do not run to South Africa to cry to politicians there when the can’t handle the political heat in Zambia. Like the UPND and its MPs did. Zambian people want true opposition, not flightless birds.

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    • Be very careful when you accuse a sitting president of what he has not done. Your server can be traced and locate where you are.

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  5. Ati can’t even build a toilet …….

    Your Lungu came to chawama , found them shi.ting in pit latrines , went to state house and left them still shi.ting in pit latrines , only the pit latrines lungu left in chawama started leaking into water drinking wells and they were dying like flies from cholera , while lungu is 8 miles away in state house……..

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  6. The Ayatollah (HH) is tired with Jack. These are the so called intelligent members of parliament who have proved to be just passengers. One would think that if HH had all these intelligent people at hand, UPND would have squeezed PF in parlaiment They just sit there waiting for their wages and allowance. As for the cases UPND has raised in courts, well its always been a non starter.

    2021 Ha-Loser Ha-Again

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  7. Upnd? What’s that? You mean the trib.als from the so called Opposition Alliance? Do they still exist? Napapa sana.

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  8. UPND need to investigate quickly and thoroughly, as I’m convinced PF have infiltrated their coffers, just as PF have infiltrated all Government coffers. Before they’ll know it, their coffers will be empty and they’ll be left with a huge debt burden!!!

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