Transparency International Zambia TIZ has called for adequate funding of operations of integrity committees for them to operate effectively in the fight against corruption in the country.  

TIZ Executive Director Maurice Nyambe says that integrity committees should not be treated as add ons to the work being done by various institutions but that they must be availed the necessary capacity for them to operate effectively.

He also says that the revelations in the Auditor General’s report highlighting mismanagement of funds is worrying adding that lack of action on those involved results in the increase in the number of culprits.

Mr. Nyambe says there’s need for law enforcement agencies to take force and ensure people cited in the report face the wrath of the law to curtail would be offenders.