(2)–Nakonde township roads get facelift

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Nakonde District Commissioner  James Singoyi says  a 20 kilometer township road project is earmarked to start soon.

Mr  Singoyi told ZANIS today that works on  the 20 kilometers Nakonde township  road  is to start before  the end of  next month.

The District Commissioner disclosed that the tender to upgrade the township roads to bituminous standard has been awarded to China Geo  construction company.

Mr Singoyi  said  the township roads are  a good gift especially that Zambia is celebrating 50 years of independence this year.

He explained that since Nakonde border town gained the status of a district 20 years ago it had only one tarred road the great North.

And Nakonde area member of parliament  Able Sichula  has praised  the PF  government for  concentrating on capital project such as upgrading of township roads and inter district roads.

He said the Nakonde Phase one  township roads project will cost 13 million United States dollars.

Meanwhile,  Nakonde residents are happy that the border town was  going to have tarred roads.