Job Sikhala to Pay 1.2 Million Fine

A report tabled by lawyer and Mudzi South National Assembly member Cde Jonathan Samkange has revealed that Zengeza West Member of Parliament, Job Sikhala and former Mbizo MP, Settlement Chikwinya are required to pay 1.2 million fine each.

Sikhala and Settlement are among 118 members who sang, remained seated or walked out when President Mnangagwa came to parliament on 5 formal occasions.

According to the report, the officials are expected to pay $400 000 each.

However, Job Sikhala and Settlement are required to pay additional second fines of $800 000 for disrespecting the committee when it was carrying out its work as well as disrespecting the President.

If approved that would bring their fines to 1.2 million.

MDC Alliance legislators sang, boycotted the sitting, remained seated or walked out of the chamber on five occasions when President Mnangagwa delivered his state of the Nation addresses, or was present on other formal occasions.