Govt gives a local contractor a week’s ultimatum to complete works on Mushwala rural health center in Mumbwa

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Govt gives a local contractor a week’s ultimatum to complete works on Mushwala rural health center  in Mumbwa

 

KAOMA, July 08, 2013, ZANIS — Government has given a local contractor a week’s ultimatum  to complete the construction works of Mushwala rural health center  or face repacations.

 

Chiefs and Traditional Affairs deputy minister Taundi Chiseke says that  the contractor, LITEMO and company, has no time but a one week in which to deliver building materials and complete the works.

 

 

ZANIS reports that Deputy minister  said this when he addressed a public meeting at Mushwala basic school yesterday.

 

The works started in 2010 in Mangango constituency of Kaoma district in Western province.

 

 

 

Chiefs and Traditional Affairs deputy minister Taundi Chiseke has given LITEMO and company a one week ultimatum in which to deliver building materials.

 

 

ZANIS reports that Deputy minister  said this when he addressed a public meeting at Mushwala basic school yesterday.

 

 

He said the Patriotic Front government is committed to delivering quality health services to the people especially in rural areas of the country.

 

Mr Chiseke who is also Mangango constituency Member of Parliament said that government will not tolerate local contractors who were in the habit of abandoning their works adding that the law will not hesitate to visit them.

 

 

He said Mushwala rural health center that has stalled for over a year now was forcing people especially mothers to have no option but to deliver in their homes posing a serious health hazards to their babies.

 

 

Mr Chiseke said the people were forced to travel long distances to the nearest Nkenga and Shibanga rural health centers which are about 50 kilometers away from their homes.

 

 

He has since implored the people in the area to rally behind the PF government and offer maximum support to President Michael Sata so that he fulfills his 2011 campaign promises.

 

 

And village headman Peter Ndona of Mushwala area has appealed to the government to consider improving the road sector and erect communication towers in the area.

 

 

Mr Ndona said the road network system were in the deplorable state especially that government will soon start the distribution of farming inputs under the Farmer input support programme (FISP).

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