Govt. advises against tribalism in Manyinga District

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Govt. advises against tribalism in Manyinga District

Manyinga, June 13th,  2014,  ZANIS —– Government has implored Manyinga district stakeholders to desist from practicing tribalism because it retards development.

Gender and child development deputy minister, Obious Chisala says  the newly created Manyinga district has potential to grow into a well
established district.

Mr. Chisala says this will become for the district if all stakeholders work together in harmony irrespective of  tribal lines.

He said it is saddening to learn that the five dominant tribes in the district are not embracing one another.

The Gender and Child Development Deputy minister said this when he paid a courtesy call at the Manyinga District Commissioner, Queen Manela’s office in Manyinga District today.

He said such a scenario raises a lot of concern to the Patriotic Front government because it is an all inclusive government, embracing all
tribes in Zambia.

Mr Chisala said this when he addressed heads of government departments and other civil servants in the district.

The minister implored the heads of government departments in Manyinga District to go out and preach love and harmony to community members.

Meanwhile, District Commissioner Manela has applauded government for declaring Manyinga as a district.

Ms Manela stated that the declaration has contributed to the uplifting of the living standards in the district, especially among women and

She said as a result of the declaration of the district, the PF government has created over 50 new jobs in the civil service and the
local authority.

Mr Chisala also took time to donate equipment such as ploughs, hummer mills, watering cans and wheel barrows to various women clubs under the women empowerment programme through the ministry of gender and child development.

He also gave out about K17, 000 to selected women groups in the district as startup capital.