By SILUMESI MALUMO
My chiefdom has greatly benefited from infrastructure development the ruling Patriotic Front (PF) government has rolled out in the country since coming into power, Mwata Kazembe has said.
The traditional leader who hailed President Edgar Lungu for the development taking place in his area and the country had so far.
The country, he said, had seen more development than ever before because the PF government was eager to improve the welfare of the people.
Mwata Kazembe said Government had made strides in ensuring that economic roads were worked on, which was critical to the growth of the country’s economy.
The traditional leader also said Government had improved the status of the roads in his chiefdom which were in deplorable state.
“Truly President Edgar Lungu and his government must be commended for what they are doing for this country.
“Today have seen the busy road which goes to my palace which was in a deplorable state being worked on.
The road connects from the palace and the venue were Mutomboko Ceremony is held,” he said.
Mwata Kazembe said the development had impacted positively, stating that his subjects had benefited from the projects as they had been employed by the contractor working on the roads.
“In the past, the road was an eyesore and posed a threat to people’s lives due to potholes and ditches.
“The Patriotic Front government led by President Lungu has responded to the cries of the people of Luapula by taking infrastructure development in all districts,” the traditional leader said.