—————-Inspector General of Police Stella Libongani has commended Police Officers in Luapula Province for their commitment and passion to work.
Ms. Libongani said Police Officers in Luapula Province have been exemplary despite operating under difficult conditions ranging from lack of Police posts and staff accommodation.
ZANIS reports that the Inspector General of Police said this when she called on Chief Nshimba’s Chiefdom at Kilwa Island in Nchelenge district recently.
Ms. Libongani who is on a three day tour of the Province said the presence of Police at Kilwa Island is a good thing since the community will be assured of security especially that the Island is near the Democratic Republic of Congo.
She also said the Zambia Police Marine boat which was recently procured will help Police Officers on the Island to conduct patrols on Luapula river and lake Mweru in fostering maintenance of Law and Order.
And Chief Nshimba of the Shila people of Kilwa Island through his Representative Jones Mbita said Police in the area need bicycles and other modes of transport to help them conduct patrols to other parts of the Island.
He said there was also need for Police Officers to be stationed permanently on the Island adding that security was vital for his people especially that Kilwa Island.