NHA director arrested for corruption
By Staff Reporter
THE Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) have arrested Director of Finance at the National Housing Authority (NHA) for corruption practices.
In a statement today, ACC public relation officer Timothy Moono said Charles Chewe 54, a finance director at NHA had been charged with one (1) count of willful failure to follow applicable laid down procurement procedures or guidelines.
“Details of the offence are that on dates unknown but between 1st January 2012 and 31st December 2012 in Lusaka, Chewe, being a person employed in the Public Service by the National Housing Authority as Director of Finance did award a contract to Mr. Blackson Zulu, a debt collector without following applicable laid down procurement procedures or guidelines, a transaction which concerns the National Housing Authority, a public body,” said Moono.
Moono said the suspect has been released on police bond and will appear in court soon.