By CHILA NAMAIKO-
A FORMER Cabinet minister in the MMD government Siacheye Madyenkuku has said Zambia is scoring remarkable developments due to President Michael Sata’s strong passion to improve the welfare of citizens.
Mr Madyenkuku, a former Youth minister, has since urged Zambians regardless of political affiliations to collectively support Mr Sata’s developmental agenda.
He said Zambia was achieving successes in many economic sectors due to President Sata’s determination to uplift the living standards of citizens across the country.
He said in Batoka Township in Choma on Wednesday during a meeting with scores of residents and headmen, that Zambia was on the right developmental track.
“The Patriotic Front (PF) Government is delivering important developmental projects. Our President is determined to improve our living standards,” he said.
The former minister said Southern Province had witnessed an influx of development such as on-going upgrading of the much-talked about Bottom Road and many schools under construction.
PF Choma District political secretary Gloria Mapani called on Zambians to continue supporting Mr Sata’s leadership and help Government to foster more national development.
Ms Mapani said the township had remained underdeveloped for many years and that PF would deliver substantial developments to the locals.
She said Government’s prudent use of public resources had resulted into improved livelihoods for many Zambians because the funds were being utilised in various developmental projects.
Former United Party for National Development Batoka Ward councillor Maxison Simwami said he decided to join PF because of Government’s good developmental policies.
He said, for the last 15 years he had been in the opposition, the residents of Batoka had not benefited from many developmental projects.
Headman Musaka, who spoke on behalf of the residents thanked Government for the early distribution of farming inputs.