29 SEPTEMBER 2020
WE DEMAND FOR INDEPENDENT FORENSIC FINANCIAL AUDIT OF KCM
We observe with deep surprise and unhappiness over the looting at KCM. The mines are nationwide belongings and due to this fact all the ones chargeable for the looting at KCM must straight away be made to account for his or her movements. On behalf of the Zambian folks, as UPND we call for for an impartial monetary forensic audit of KCM. We are actually vindicated why we’re antagonistic to this PF Regime taking on the belongings of Mopani Copper Mines. It’s like stealing is the primary explanation why for taking on the mines. We additional call for that the audit document be made public straight away it’s able. It’s very inhuman for PF to proceed paying the arduous operating Miners, Contractors and Suppliers peanuts when large sums of cash stay unaccounted for.
For a very long time miners below KCM have had no significant increment to cushion them from the affect of prime price of residing below the PF regime. Miners, Contractors and Suppliers are suffering to make ends meets and but this PF Regime is busy stealing from their sweat. The dangers that Miners, Contractors and Supplier below take to maintain KCM are so large for PF to proceed treating them like slaves. It’s inhuman to matter miners to slave stipulations whilst their sweat is finishing up in few particular person wallet.
It’s now transparent why PF continues grabbing mines from traders, as a result of they wish to flip them into private homes. With the happenings at KCM, we wonder whether in any respect there may be any cash to recapitalize the mine. The implication of this looting is that after the mine is in the end bought, (relying at the end result of the case), it’s going to as soon as once more be bought for a tune. Why is PF after destroying the entirety on this Country? The place that Zambia as soon as held as the second one greatest copper generating nation in World is slowly being reversed. If PF is authorized to proceed for the following 5 years, Zambia can be shell of itself.
Once once more, we attraction to powers that be to give protection to the hobby of the Zambian folks by way of bringing to an finish the rot this is happening at KCM. We won’t permit PF to run down the mining trade. The mining trade nonetheless stays the Country’s most sensible foreign currencies earner.
UPND – Chairman for Mines and Freedom Fighter