THE Auditor General’s Report on the audits of accounts of local authorities for the financial year 2018 and 2019 has revealed that Ndola City Council misapplied K2,132,951 meant for capital projects to service a loan obtained to procure vehicles for directors, among other things. The Report stated that the Council received equalisation funds in amounts totalling K43,964,852 out of which K8,792,970 was to be utilised on capital projects but contrary to the act, K2,132,951 was spent on activities not related to capital projects. “The Local Government Amendment Act No 12...

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