Civil service urged to avoid partisan politics

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Civil service urged to avoid partisan politics


Kafue , January 6, 2014 ,ZANIS  —  Government has advised the civil service to avoid partisan politics but work as a team for the development of the country.



Kafue district commissioner Grace Ngulube says the civil service’s tendancy of reporting late for work in her district was deterring development.



She advised the service to safe guard their jobs by being committed to their duties.



ZANIS reports that the DC said this when he addressed government employees in Kafue at her office today.



Meanwhile Ms Ngulube says the district had some challenges that hindering development in the year 2013.


She cited the termination of contract on the construction of the youth centre, in roads and drainages as some of the projects which need attention this year 2014.



She has since ordered councilors to grade all the inroads in the district.



Ms Ngulube added that her office has the mandate to safeguard and monitor all government funds and projects in the district.



Among these is to ensure that  funds are utilised for the intended purposes.



The district commissioner also cited the human-animal conflict in her district as one of the challenges to be addressed.



Besides the challenges the district commissioner revealed that the Disaster Management and Mitigation Unit (DMMU) and the Rural Road Unity (RRU) have released funds for the rehabilitation of the Lukolongo road.



In addition, the district received 2000x50kg bags of relief maize to be distributed to the hunger stricken areas DMMU and a grader from RRU.