FORMER agriculture minister Michael Katambo says the UPND administration should take responsibility by ensuring that fertiliser suppliers who defrauded government are arrested and prosecuted. The Public Accounts Committee recently questioned the award of fertilizer tenders to suppliers who defrauded government. However, Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary Green Mbozi said it was difficult to do away with some fertiliser suppliers, adding that the two-year running contracts signed in 2020 were crafted to disadvantage government. But in an interview, Katambo wondered why criminals were not being arrested. “Let them arrest those that awarded contracts. If they know that Katambo gave a contract that is not pro-government, let me be arrested. Let people be arrested for the wrong things that they did. The…...

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