—– Home Affairs Deputy Minister Winfridah Kansembe says Shangombo district will benefit from the 12 thousand housing units to be constructed nationwide.
Ms Kansembe disclosed this during a meeting with civil servants in Shangombo district where she said the district will receive its share of housing units from the 12 thousand houses to be constructed by government this year.
She however said that the contractor has not yet been picked to commerce the construction of the housing units which are scheduled to be started this year.
Ms Kansembe was nevertheless optimistic that once the tendering is finalized Shangombo district will get its share of the housing units.
The deputy minister noted that the ministry was fully aware of the housing situation for police offices in the district.
Meanwhile Ms Kansembe assured civil servants that police presence will soon be beefed up in the district.
Ms Kansembe explained that more police officers will be sent to Shangombo when the current crop of officers graduates.
She reiterated that her ministry has in mind the needs of Shangombo district and will continue planning for the district.
And on vehicle allocation, the deputy minister revealed that a vehicle will be allocated to Shangombo district once the ministry procures vehicles.
She said there is need for the department of immigration to mobile as the border areas are too porous making it difficult to mind.