COUNCILORS in Nkasi District of Rukwa Region have sacked six civil servants, alleged of possessing phony academic certificates, absenteeism and thievery.
The decision was reached during a full council meeting held at Namanyere Town, recently.
The Nkasi District Council Lawyer, Mr Welline Njawike, said Ms Agripina Sangu, a nurse grade II; Mr Hilali Mbonye , senior clinical officer; Ms Dafroza Mwanakatwe, a nurse assistant grade II; Ms Joyce Tukwesele who is a nurse grade II and Mr Theophil Chinsi, a pharmacist were sacked for possessing forged education documents.
Mr Njawike further said that Paramawe Ward Officer, Mr Joseph Katindi was fired for serious absenteeism as he has not reported to work since July 31, this year, without informing his employer.
He further said that Mr Kitindi was also accused for stealing 395, 000/- being payment for a water project. The Nkasi District Executive Director, Mr Julius Kaondo, said the head of departments will work hand in hand with councilors for the betterment of the council and its citizens at large.
On the other hand, the Nkasi District Council Chairman, Mr Sumuni Mwanakulya, urged councilors to closely supervise the collection of domestic revenues in their areas.