SPEAKER of the National Assembly Nelly Mutti has ruled that all members of parliament whose election was nullified by the High Court, whether or not such decision has been appealed against, shall not take part in any Parliamentary business. Rendering a ruling on a point of order raised by Solwezi East UPND member of parliament Alex Katakwe on whether Kabushi PF member of parliament Bowman Lusambo was in order to remain in the House following the nullification of his seat, Speaker Mutti ruled that he was out of order. She further ruled that only MPs who would be successful in their appeals would be allowed back in the House. “Hon Members, the ramification of the Constitutional provisions cited is that…...

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