Govt earmarks power line for new marine barracks
Kawambwa, Oct 3, 2014, ZANIS—Kawambwa District Administrative Officer Mwita Kasengele says the construction of a power line to Kala 48 Marine Unit Barracks will enable government institutions and businessmen have access to electricity in the area.
Mr Kasengele said this in Kawambwa yesterday at an extraordinary meeting for an Environmental Project Brief ( EPB) regarding the construction of a power line to the newly established Kala 48 Marine Unit barracks held at the council chambers.
Mr Kasengele said government workers in the area surrounding the barrack Marine Unit have been complaining of not having power but that the construction of the power line to the Marine Unit Barracks will enable them be connected to the line.
He observed that some workers also shun working in the area because of lack of electricity noting that the construction of the power line would be a motivation as the houses will be electrified.
The DAO also said that the business community in the area will have their shops and houses electrified and hence boosting their business.
Meanwhile, Mr Kasengele has appealed to members of the DDCC to cooperate with ZESCO and provide any necessary information that might be important to the construction of the power line to the 48 Marine Unit Barracks.
And speaking at the same meeting a ZESCO officer from Ndola, Justin Mumba noted that construction of the power line to the Kala Marine Unit Barracks was a small job.