The Civil Service Commission has in the first quarter of 2019 dismissed a total number of 77 civil servants in various ministries countrywide.
Addressing the media this morning, Acting Commission Secretary, Geoffrey Kamfwa says the dismissals were as a result of various cases with majority being theft, fraud, corruption, forgery and misappropriation of government funds as well as absenteeism.
Mr Kamfwa explained that during the period under review, the majority cases processed of corruption, fraud and misappropriation comprised of 55.8 percent followed by absenteeism cases covering 41.6 percent with remaining 2.6 percent being conviction cases.
He further says the commission has embarked on a program to transfer officers that have served at one station for a period of over 10 years to other stations.
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