Improve infrastructure in schools, residents
Lunga, Feb 22/14, ZANIS——-The people of Mung’omba community in Lunga District of Luapula Province are calling on Government to uplift the face of the newly upgraded Mung’omba Primary School.
Speaking on behalf of the community village headman, Samson Kambwali, says Mung’omba Primary School is in a deplorable state and needs agent attention.
In an interview with ZANIS Mr Kambwali said the people of Mung’omba community appreciates government’s initiative to incorporate community schools in the main stream education system but said much needs to be done in terms of infrastructural development if the school age children are to benefit.
And District Education Board Secretary, Joseph Musonda, said the institution is among the proposed schools infrastructure projects and works on the school will commence during the dry season saying water levels subside in the area.
Meanwhile, Lunga District Assistant Buildings Officer, Henry Mwila, has disclosed that the school has been allocated over K300, 000 for the construction of a one-by-by-two classroom block, two staff houses and two Ventilated Improved Pit (VIP) toilets.
Mr Mwila said the school is to be constructed this year as per schedule but indicated that funds for the project have not yet been released.
Government has embarked on an ambitious project of infrastructural development in schools throughout the country and Lunga district has not been left out.