Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba subpoenaed to state crime hearing

111 views – Mississippi – 2022-10-14 08:55:00

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba speaks at City Hall regarding updates on the ongoing water infrastructure issues in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

A Mississippi House committee, which met Thursday to discuss in the capital city, issued a subpoena to Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba ordering him to appear at their next hearing on Nov. 17.

Lumumba had been invited to speak at Thursday’s hearing, but on Wednesday he informed House Judicial B Committee Chair Nick Bain, R-Corinth, that he was sick and would not be attending.

Earlier in the week, Lumumba was absent from Tuesday’s city council meeting, also citing illness, nor was he at a Moral Monday rally held the day before — after having been present at the previous rally two…

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