—-Home affairs Deputy Minister, Steven Kampyonga, has described the newly constructed immigration offices in Mpulungu district as a scandal. Mr Kampyongo charged that the office block is a sheer waste of government resources due to the poor workmanship on the project by a Zambian contractor.He observed that in its current state the building cannot be used by immigration officers as it does not meet the standards. He said this when he inspected the newly constructed immigration offices in Mpulungu district. The Deputy Minister warned that he shall not tolerate shoddy works from Zambian contractors on home affairs projects and threatened to lock them up. He revealed that the building, which was earlier abandoned in 2010, is incomplete as it has no electricity sockets, ceiling board and the walls are already cracking.Mr. Kampyongo ordered that the building be redone from scratch as substandard material was used and the contractor did not follow the plan.The Deputy Minister advised Zambian contractors to be patriotic on capital projects that are being given to them as government shall not tolerate any substandard works on projects.He said the office block cannot be occupied by immigration officers as it does not look like a government office.