Mudenda Calls For Strict Standing Rules And Orders After MDC MPs Disrespect Mnangagwa

Speaker of the National Assembly Advocate Jacob Mudenda yesterday said Parliament was reviewing the standing rules and orders to make them strict.

This comes after MDC Alliance parliamentarians failed to stand up when President Mnangagwa entered just before the 2019 Budget presentation by Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube last week. He said they want to adopt rules similar to those in Zambia. Mudenda wants legislators to be barred from Parliament and have their allowances withdrawn for a specific period when the rules come into effect. Said Mudenda:

In Zambia, they have revised their standing rules and orders. For example, when after the elections in 2016 members of the opposition walked out on the President just before he would give his State of the Nation Address, using the revised standing rules and orders the Speaker of the National Assembly in Zambia censured the opposition members by indicating that they would not attend Parliament and would lose their salary for a month.

- - - Buy NetOne, Telecel Airtime on WhatsApp using EcoCash.
Send the word Airtime to +263 714 815 229
No extra charges. - - -

Also Read:

More: Chronicle

Satisfaction survey
How likely is it that you would recommend Pindula News to a friend or colleague?
SuggestionsHow can we improve?
You have already submitted your feedback the vote. If you would like to add more feedback please write us on


Back to top

One Comment on “Mudenda Calls For Strict Standing Rules And Orders After MDC MPs Disrespect Mnangagwa

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.