I’AM ready to disclose names of Prime TV reporters on the payroll of UPND, says former UPND spokesperson, Edwin Lifwekelo.
And 3rd Liberation Movement president, Enock Tonga says there is need for investigative wings to probe journalists at Prime TV alleged to be on UPND payroll. Mr Lifwekelo has since sent shivers in most of the reporters at the TV Station.
Mr Tonga’s concerns follows revelations by former Mr. Lifwekelo that some journalists at the temporarily shut TV station were allegedly receiving kick-backs from the UPND to dent the image of Government.
“Those journalists known by Mr. Lifwekelo are criminals and must be investigated, and we urge the government through IBA to closely monitor all media houses not only Prime TV as they (Government) are on the right path in suspending the trading license for Prime TV’, Mr Tonga said
Mr Tonga said there was only one Zambia and the country would not permit anyone with selfish motives to put Zambia on fire because of careless reporting.
“We have one Zambia and we not going to permit anyone person with selfish motive to put Zambia on fire because of careless reporting” Mr Tonga said
“A number of print private media houses must also be put in their right positions. Government is further challenged to do its job and protect the country today and tomorrow”, Mr Tonga said.