—Government says it has seen unprecedented development in Kalulushi district during the reign of President Michael Sata.
In a speech read for Kalulushi Member of Parliament Rayford Mbulu, Kalulushi District Commissioner Kampamba Mulenga cited the commissioning of nine health posts for rehabilitation works.
She said this last night in Kalulushi during the Inter denomination memorial church service for the late President Sata held at Grace Ministries Church.
Ms Mulenga said the district had seen a secondary school in Chibuluma for the first time in the history of Kalulushi.
Among the many developments initiated by the time late President is the rehabilitation of Sabina road which had been in a deplorable state for a long time.
She added that the Kalulushi – Lufwanyama road and Kitwe Kalulushi road had also been tarred.
She further said that Kalulushi now had a general hospital which had not been there since independence.
Ms. Mulenga explained that government through the local authority was now working on the township roads in the area and had put up street lighting.
She urged everyone to Pray to God so that peace, unity, love and favour should continue and see the country through the sorrowful period of mourning the late President Sata.
Speaking earlier, Grace Ministries Senior Pastor Moses Simpungwe said he remembered the late President Sata as a man who dedicated himself to God.
Saint Michael Catholic Church Priest Father Raphael Chanda said President Sata would always be remembered as a brother and also a father of the nation who implemented projects as outlined in the party manifesto and that he was indeed a man of action.
And Pentecostal Church Bishop Fredrick Chongo said Zambians were mourning as christians and even those that were aspiring for presidency should keep the profile of the Lord.
Bishop Chongo described the late President Sata as one person who feared God and urged everyone to emulate him if the country was to continue developing.