Gov't Ordered To Pay Chimbombi P1.7m

Micus Chimbombi
Micus Chimbombi

Government has been ordered to pay former permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture, Micus Chimbombi over a P1.7 million for unlawful dismissal.

Lobatse High court judge, Ranier Busang on Thursday ruled in favour of Chimbombi, who will receive P1,710,090.20, a sum, which represents his remuneration that would have been due to him for the balance of his fixed contract of employment. The government has also been ordered to pay the cost of the suit.

Chimbombi, who contested the October general election under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) ticket, had cited the Attorney General, suspended permanent secretary to the President Carter Morupisi, and former president Ian Khama, as respondents in a court case that began in 2017.

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