THE Attorney General has asked the Constitutional Court to join former ECZ chairperson Esau Chulu to a matter in which former ECZ vice chairperson Emily Sikazwe is challenging the President’s decision to “prematurely” fire her. Solicitor General Marshal Muchende SC has submitted on behalf of the Attorney General that there is sufficient interest for justice Chulu to be joined to the proceedings because he signed Sikazwe’s employment contract for the position of vice chairperson. In this matter, Sikazwe petitioned the Constitutional Court seeking an order that President Hakainde Hichilema’s decision was null and void and devoid of merit. She argued that her tenure of office was up to October 5, 2027. Sikazwe, who cited the Attorney General as the respondent…...

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