Consumer body happy with retailers

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The Zambia Consumer Association (ZACA) has expressed happiness over the move by retailers and millers to reduce the price of mealie meal.
ZACA Executive Director Muyunda Ililonga said it was good that government intervened at a time when ordinary citizens needed its intervention by directing retailers and millers to reduce mealie meal prices.
Mr. Ililonga said the intervention showed leadership and concern for ordinary citizens.
And Mr. Ililonga has urged government to look into ways that will ensure quick distribution of farming inputs to farmers.
He said government should critically consider diversifying the operations of the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) by including a commercial component where mealie meal would be produced and sold to consumers.
Mr. Ililonga was not happy that farmers, who work to produce the staple of the country, were not properly taken care of.
He said farmers should be respected and paid handsomely because their venture