—Senior Chieftainess Nkomenshya Mukamambo II of the Soli speaking people of Lusaka Province has implored the new government that will be ushered in the 2015 Presidential Elections to embrace the infrastructural plan left by late president Michael Sata.
And Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Wamunyima Muwana says traditional leaders play an integral part in national development.
Meanwhile, Senior Chieftainess Nkomenshya Mukamambo praised public service workers for their dedication to duty by ensuring that government operations continue to run despite the loss of a sitting president.
ZANIS reports that Chieftainess Nkomenshya said President Michael Sata left solid foundation for social and economic development which his predecessor should be continued and completed.
Senior Chieftainess Nkomenshya Mukamambo II who is also House of Chiefs chairperson said this at her Makuyu Royal Palace when Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Wamunyima Muwana and Engineers from provincial administration and Zambia National Service called on her in Chongwe District yesterday.
Mr. Muwana and his team were in Chongwe District to handover structural designs and check the site where government intends to construct her new palace.
The traditional leader said the general citizenry are highly expectant of massive development which president Sata initiated.
“The construction of modern palaces for traditional leaders is a government programme not a political one hence I don’t expect politicians to politicise it”, she noted.
Earlier, Lusaka Province Permanent Secretary Wamunyima Muwana assured traditional leaders across the country of government’s commitment to continue with various projects initiated by president Sata.
Mr. Muwana explained that government is on course in finishing all the developmental projects which are at different stages of construction.
“Your Royal Highness, as government, l want to assure the nation that we are working hard as ever in order to better the welfare of our fellow Zambians”, he assured.
He said government is also alive to many challenges that most Zambians are still facing and is doing everything possible to lessen their problems so that they can also live happier lives.
And in response, Senior Chief Nkomenshya Mukamambo II praised public service workers for their exemplary conduct during and after the funeral of president Sata.
She noted that while politicians are busy canvassing for votes, public service workers have continued to work and provide necessary services to Zambians.