The tension at State House is turning to alarm as President Michael Sata continues to be caged away from even State House staff, a report availed to Zambia Reports can reveal.
The report given by sources at State House say that strange things have been happening at Nkwazi House, the official residence of the President where access to the Head of State is highly restricted.
The President has not been able to meet anybody outside his close confidants with some staff who have traditionally been at his service in their daily work being told his quarters are off limits.
Some State House staff are fearing for the worst especially that President Sata is hardly a personality to keep away from those around him.
"We don't really know what is happening inside the house there. We report for work every day but no one is allowed near the President and we do not see people coming in for normal business and now we all just think they want the best time to break the news," said the source.
President Sata has since his reported return from Israel where Vice President Guy Scott said he was on a medical tourism excursion.
However, the Israeli media revealed that President Sata was in that country to seek medical treatment.
The host of hangers on, who are feeding off President Sata, have been reluctant to inform the nation on the true status of the Head of State.