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Government spends lavishly on Leader of Opposition in Parliament

by Nkululeko Nkomo
29 Nov 2023 at 14:59hrs | Views
Leader of the opposition in Parliament, Amos Chibaya is living large as he is drawing huge perks from Government. He has become the envy of all within the CCC. His conditions of service, as the leader of the opposition, are equivalent to those that are entitled to a Minister of State. He is set to receive a Toyota Land Cruiser VX-V8 worth a whooping US$200 000 and a Mercedes Benz E300 which costs more than US$150 000.

The vehicles come with dedicated drivers that chauffer Chibaya to whatever destination he desires. He draws Parliamentary fuel to traverse his constituency and is also entitled to foreign trips to engage in Parliamentary fuel to traverse his constituency and is also entitled to foreign trips to engage in Parliamentary business.

The leader of the opposition has been given an executive office that is equipped with the best furniture that money can buy. His office is manned by a Personal Assistant who is at the level of Deputy Director as well as a Principle Executive Assistant. All these have their salaries paid by the Government. In order to facilitate parliament business, Chibaya was provided with a handset of his choice and a dedicated line contracted to Parliament. On top of that, he receives 2 000 units of voice bundles and 50GB data per month.

Furthermore, Chibaya is entitled to State provided security for his person and residence. The President’s Office provides him with personal security while the ZRP provides security at the place of residence of his choice. The perks that Chibaya is enjoying have left party leader, Nelson Chamisa, green with envy.


Source - Byo24News