Govt calls for non partisanship during jubilee celebrations
Chinsali, March 23, 2014 —- Government has advised Zambians not be political during the forthcoming golden Jubilee Celebration period marking the country’s 50th independence anniversary.
And a freedom fighter Gilbert Chisanga says as Zambia turns 50, it is time to remember gallant men and women from Muchinga province.
Northern Province minister Colonel Gerry Chanda says Zambians should forget their political, cultural, and economic differences and affiliations and speak one language of love for continued peace and unity.
Col, Chanda said Zambians should always remember that we have one country and that we cannot afford to divide ourselves as Zambians on the
basis of affiliation, religion and tribalism among others.
The provincial minister said this during the launch of the Golden Jubilee Celebration to mark Zambian’s 50 years of independence in Chinsali over the
Colonel Chanda said the District Commissioner’s office will spearhead activities concerning the Jubilee celebrations so that as many people as possible to come on board and feel part and parcel of these celebrations.
And speaking on behalf of freedom fighters Gilbert Chisanga says as Zambia turns 50, it is time to remember gallant men and women from Muchinga province.
Speaking on behalf of his counterparts, Mr. Chisanga said as Zambia turns 50, it is time to remember gallant persons such as Dr Kenneth Kaunda and Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe among others.
Mr. Chisanga said people of Zambia should pay tribute to freedom fighters by remaining peaceful, united under the one Zambia one nation slogan.
Muchinga Province has lined up a number of activities to be carried out in all the seven Districts.
Some of the activities lined up include monthly prayers, cultural Zambian Nights, traditional foods fairs, traditional games, and traditional music
and dance festivals.
The launch also included exhibitions from various Government departments and the church.