Govt. grants utility vehicle to new Mitete District Administration
Lukulu, September 24, 2014, ZANIS — Government has given a Toyota Hilux four wheel drive worth thousands of kwacha to Mitete District council to ease operations in the district.
Mitete District Agricultural Coordinator Rodwell Muntanga who confirmed the development to ZANIS in Lukulu District, today, said the vehicle from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Head Office in Lusaka will help the newly created Mitete District in the operations to be implemented under his department.
Mr. Muntanga said the department has been facing many challenges such as the commencement of the Food and Input Support Programme ( FISP ) which he said has been delayed due to lucky of transport.
The DACO said now that the department has transport officers will next week go ahead with their programme as planned earlier.
Mr. Muntanga also stated that the coming of the vehicle has motivated the staff saying this will help them work effectively.
He further said he is aware that officers are still facing accommodation challenges among others saying better things are still coming.
The DACO further encouraged all the staff under his department to continue working hard and be committed to their duties.
He further thanked Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock for the quick response saying this shows that the Patriotic Front Government is a listening Government.