—Government says Chavuma District in North-western Province has the potential to contribute to the wellbeing the nation.
Chavuma District Commissioner, Lawrence Kayumba, said there is need for the local community in the district to engage themselves in viable activities like farming so that they can contribute to food security both at district and national levels.
Mr Kayumba said government is geared to give the needed incentives to people venturing in sustainable projects to enable them become self-sufficient.
The District Commissioner said the Patriotic Front (PF) government is working tirelessly to deliver development to remote areas, adding that people in the country should not continue suffering after 50 years of independence.
He said government has earmarked the Nyakasumbu-Nguvu road on the West bank for gravelling to ease transportation of goods and people.
Mr Kayumba observed that government’s eagerness to bring development to Chavuma can be seen through a number of projects and programmes that are currently taking place in the district in various sectors of the economy.
He further called on the Chavuma community to take keen interest and participate in government programmes and projects which he said are meant to uplift the livelihood of the people.