Lawmakers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have dismissed the Prime Minister Slyvestre Ilunga Ilunga IIunkamba on Wednesday evening.

At a plenary session helf in Kinshasa the National Assembly approved a motion of censure against Ilunga IIunkamba and his government by 367 votes to seven.

The dismissal came after the majority of lawmakers passed a vote if no-confidence to the Premier alleging his inability in the management of the country.

However, the Prime Minister boycotted the session terming it illegitimate under the constitution and internal regulations of parliament.

The session was also boycotted by pro-Kabila party Mps who also stressed that the parliament session had no mandate capacity to organise the vote according to the constitution.