By PETER SICHALI
ELECTED leaders should do what they were voted for or they risk being voted out, Chief Katyetye of the Tambo people of Isoka has said.
Chief Katyetye said it was important for elected leaders to understand why they were voted into office.
He said elected leaders should ensure they put their ambitions aside and serve the people who elected them.
Meanwhile, Chief Katyetye has urged the new Isoka Town Council to prioritise rehabilitation of feeder roads and bridges to easy movement of agricultural commodities.
Speaking after being sworn as one of the Councillors, Chief Katyetye said some feeder roads were in a bad state making the transportation of agricultural produce to the market difficult.
Chief Katyetye urged newly elected councillors to work towards improving the welfare of people who elected them other than selfish interest.
He said it was important for the council to repair broken down road equipment to easy road maintenance in the district.
He advised that Constituency Development Fund in Isoka should be allocating reasonable funds for fuel to go towards road maintenance programme.
Chief Katyetye said he would work with the local authority and the central government in uplifting the livelihood of the people.
Meanwhile, newly elected Isoka Town Council chairperson Arredy Silwimba said he would run an open door policy that allows members of public to engage with his office.
Mr Silwimba said the local authority will with work members of the general public to enhance service delivery.
Fourteen Isoka Town Council members took the oath of office before Isoka magistrates Musa Chanda and Lawrence Bwali.