Mwenge resettlement targeted to accommodate more
Mporokoso, May 27, ZANIS —— Government says Mwange Youth Resettlement Scheme in Mporokoso district has the capacity of accommodating over 2000 youths under youth skill development scheme.
Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska said government wants to use Mwange Resettlement Scheme in Mporokoso district to train youths in survival skills.
Dr Msiska said this when he toured the Mwange Youth Resettlement Scheme over the weekend.
He said it will not be difficult for government to rehabilitate the scheme as there is already enough infrastructure on the ground.
And Northern Province Permanent Secretary Hlobotha Nkunika revealed that Mwange Resettlement Scheme has 33 youths who are trained in survival skills such as Agriculture, carpentry as well as bricklaying.
Meanwhile, Youths at Mwange resettlement scheme have appealed to government to quickly send them a utility vehicle to help them transport their produce to the market.
Speaking on behalf of the other youths, Monica Kalundi said youths at the camp produce a lot of products which go to waste as there is no means of transporting them to the market.
The Secretary to the Cabinet Dr. Roland Msiska in the company of Permanent Secretaries which included Dr David Shamulenge and Mr Siazongo Siakalenge both from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock were at Mwange resettlement scheme to check on the infrastructure.
Others Permanent Secretaries were Mr Stephen Mwansa from the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry, Ms Agness Musunga from Youth and Sport, and representatives for permanent secretaries from the Ministries of Finance, Health, Education, Science, Vocational Training and Early Education.