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Chitimukulu pushes voter registration

PARAMOUNT Chief Chitimukulu has urged his subjects to register in numbers to avoid voter apathy.
The traditional leader said during a programme on Kasama radio that he was not worried about Members of Parliament but to ensure that a Presidential candidate get 50 percent plus one as required by law.
Paramount Chief Chitimukulu said he had stepped up efforts to sensitise his subjects to register because 42 percent people did not vote in Northern Province in 2016 general elections.
He has also urged authorities in his jurisdiction to be communicating with him regarding developmental projects.
The traditional leader said he learnt from President Edgar Lungu that 1, 000 hectares could be required for Mikalile to build an industrial park in Kasama.
He said the local authorities had an emergency meeting with minutes over Mikalile project but he was not briefed.
Paramount Chief Chitimukulu said he had powers to help Government institutions in actualising projects.
And the traditional leader urged political leaders in his chiefdom to engage Non-Governmental Organisations to set up in the area as they would help to actualise many things.

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