Bus operators today vented their anger at Ministry of Transport and Communications permanent secretary Misheck Lungu because of government’s failure to combat pirate taxis and other passenger service vehicles. This happened in Ndola today where the government officials held a consultative meeting with members of the bus and taxi drivers association to discuss the implementation of Statutory Instrument number 79, which intends to phase out unsafe minibuses. At the beginning of the meeting, Kitwe Bus and Taxi Drivers Association secretary Jonathan Chileshe introduced himself as a disappointed and frustrated person despite attending the meeting whilst BTDAZ general secretary Daniel Kampilimba said the ministry and RTSA was ignoring concerns raised by operators. When Lungu was called upon to address the meeting,…...

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